Shannon Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Shannon
Shan, Shazza, Shanna, Shanny
- Meanings and history of the name Shannon
Irish surname , a variant of Shanahan, anglicised from Ó Seanaigh "descendent of Seanach". The given name Seanach means "wise".
From the Shannon River, the longest river in Ireland. It is composed of the Gaelic elements sean "old, wise" and abhann "river".
- Famous real-life people named Shannon
Shannon Leto, American musician; brother of Jared Leto
Shannon Sharpe, American NFL football player
Shannon Hoon, American singer-songwriter and musician
Shannon Brown, American pro basketball player
- Shannon in song, story & screen
"Shannon is going away. She's drifting out to sea..." That one was about a dog, I think.