Kanan is a variant of the name Canaan (English).
Kanan is also a variant of the name Kannan (Indian and Tamil).
Kanan is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Kanan, Canaan was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Kanan: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"