Meaning Of The Name Canon | Baby Names | Kidadl


Discover the origin, meaning and pronunciation of the name Canon.

The name Canon refers to 'an official of the church' or 'a Christian priest who has special duties in a cathedral'. In modern times, the meaning of Canon is 'clergyman'. The name is of English origin. The name Canon became popular in the early 14th century when English canons were deployed in war for the first time. In Latin, 'canon' means 'set of rules or discipline'. Canaan, Cannon, Conan, Kannon are variations of the name which are tradiationally more common in European countries. Canon as a name is most commonly used in the United Kingdom. Canon is attached to the Japanese camera company. A famous name association is Will Canon who is a writer and director, well-known for his work 'Brotherhood', 'Demonic' and 'Roslyn'. He has recieved awards at the Dallas International Film Festival Award for Narrative Features and at New Hampshire Film Festival Grand Jury Award for his film ‘Brotherhood’.


Canon is most often associated with the gender: male.

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C-A-N-O-N , is a 5-letter male given name.

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