Canaan: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on


What is the meaning of the name Canaan?

The name Canaan is primarily a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin that means From Canaan.

From the Hebrew name Kena'an. Used for a person from the ancient region of Canaan, which today encompasses Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, and the southern portions of Syria and Lebanon.

In the Bible, Canaan is a descendant of Ham, the son of Noah.

People who like the name Canaan also like:

Declan, Elijah, Isaac, Caleb, Gabriel, Judah, Silas, Charlotte, Evangeline, Emma, Hannah, Isla, Ava, Grace

Names like Canaan:

Cosma, Cameo, Chinue, Cosmin, Cano, Conway, Cosimo, Cyma, Can, Caoimhe, Ceinwen, Cawny, Cheyenne, Chazmyne, Canon, Caoimhin, Chahna, Chan, Cian, Cassian, Ceana, Chogan, Chainey, Cam, Chosen, Chesna, Cynna, Canyon, Cwen, Chiyemi

Stats for the Name Canaan

checkmark Canaan is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Canaan is currently #957 in U.S. births
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