[ 2 syll. (s)han-nan, sh-ann-an ] The baby girl name Shannan is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced -SHAENNahN †. Shannan has its origins in the Celtic language and it is used largely in English. Shannan is a spelling variant of the English Shannon.
Shannan is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1969, 0.016% of baby girls were named Shannan. It had a ranking of #588 then. The baby name has suffered a substantial drop in frequency since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Out of all girl names in its family, Shannan was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. Shannan has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Shannan: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"