What secrets hide behind “Shannon” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Shannon” is of Gaelic origin. It’s a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Nonnahs.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Saonnhn.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Shannon’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Shannon is a name that denotes you are the foundation of society. Your good sense of structure makes you an excellent organizer and manager of any enterprise. You are also stable, disciplined, practical, reliable, hard-working, and frugal. Being impulsive is not your style. You think things through carefully before embarking on a course of action. Turning ideas to reality is one of your best traits.
Your heart’s desire is knowledge! You are an idealistic analyzer and study things in-depth. Solving mental or physical puzzles are natural to you. You indulge in research and prefer scientific facts. There is a strong possibility that you are quiet, shy, and reserved. You may find it difficult to talk to or trust other people. Use your gift of intuition well.
When people hear the name Shannon, they perceive you as someone who is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable with and count on you for support. You don’t care about fashion and are often shabbily dressed. Others see you as a maternal or paternal figure.
You are a smoothie – a real charmer! You tend to have dramatic reactions when you feel things deeply. Your kind nature allows you to work well with others. You are inclined to experience many emotional ups and downs.
Your most likely vocation: engineer, educator, businessman, farmer, scientist, manufacturer, professor, legal practitioner, keeper of stores, builder.
Lucky colors: All shades of gray and bright blues
Lucky gem(s): Sapphire
Lucky day(s): Thursday
Lucky botanicals: Lesser celandine, sage, spinach, wintergreen, medlar
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Hey Shannon! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from the letters in your first name? Check your answers here: Word search SHANNON. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
“Shannon” is not a popular baby girl’s name in Florida as reported in the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 28 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1960. A total of 1,300 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1970 with a total of 13,546 babies. That’s a lot of baby Shannons.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Shannon” was recorded 347,023 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Shannons to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 340,566.
The name first appeared in the year 1881 and given to five newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1968 with a rank of #53 nationwide and was registered 6,400 times as a baby girl’s name. Shannon became a popular girl’s name in the state of Nevada in the year 1969. It ranked #5 with 53 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1970 in the state of California with 1,650 baby girls.
This name is a consistent top ranking girl’s name in the state of Alaska for 38 years from 1962 to 2002 (may not be consecutive).
For the past three decades (1989 to 2018), the name “Shannon” was recorded 73,585 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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