What is the meaning of the name Shannon?

The name Shannon is primarily a gender-neutral name of Irish origin that means Straw Worker.

From the Gaelic “O’Sionain,” an occupational surname for someone who worked with straw.

May also reference the longest river in Ireland, the Shannon. Possibly in reference to the Old Irish sen meaning "old, ancient."

Different Spellings of the name Shannon:

Shanon, Shannyn

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