Canaan - Meaning of Canaan
[ 2 syll. ca-naa(n), can-a-an ] The baby boy name Canaan is pronounced as Kaa-NAA-N †. Canaan is used predominantly in English, and it is derived from Hebrew and English origins. From Hebrew roots, its meaning is land of reeds.
Canaan is a variation of the name Cannon (English).
Cane (diminutive form) is another variant of the name.
Canaan is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2010s; before that, it was of very light use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2016, 0.019% of baby boys were named Canaan. It ranked at #667 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.014% and its ranking #829. Within the group of boy names directly related to Canaan, Cannon was the most regularly used. In 2018, it was used 96% more than Canaan.
† Pronunciation for Canaan: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"