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Gender: F Meaning of Shannon: "old and wise" Origin of Shannon: Irish

Irish place-name -- it's a river, a county, and an airport -- once popular but now supplanted by such newer immigrants as Aidan and Maeve.

Famous People Named Shannon

Shannon Ashley "Shay" Mitchell, Canadian Model and Actress
Shannon Beador, American reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Orange County")
Shannon Lee Miller, American Olympic gymnast
Shannon Elizabeth, American actress
Shannon Matilda Wells Lucid, American biochemist and a NASA astronaut
Shannon Hale, American novelist and speaker
Shannon Kleibrink, Canadian Olympic curler
Shannon Leigh Boxx, American soccer player
Shannon Lee Tweed, Canadian actress, wife of KISS bassist Gene Simmons
Shannon (Brenda Greene), American freestyle pop singer
Shannon Harris, New Zealand YouTube star
Shannon Parry, Australian rugby player
Shannon Nicole Beveridge, American YouTuber
Shannon Marie Woodward, American actress
Shannon Lynn, Canadian-Scottish football player

Pop Culture References for the name Shannon

Shannon Christie, character in movie "Far and Away"
Shannon Mitchell, character on TV's "ER"
Shannon Fielding Gibbs, late wife of Leroy Jethro Gibbs on TV's "NCIS"
Shannon Louise "Lolly" Allen, character on Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Shannon Kelly, from "Wolfblood"
Shannon Rutherford, main character in the early seasons of the NBC drama "Lost"
Shannon, main character and heroine of the 'Partholon series' (PC Cast)