The name Kannon is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Kannon is 'of Kuan-yin' and 'great compassion'. Kuan-yin is the Chinese translation of Avalokitesvara, the Chinese Buddhist deity of the bodhisattva of mercy and compassion. The name Kannon is also popular in Japan, where it is often used as a first or middle name for girls. In the Buddhist tradition, Kannon is revered as a compassionate being who hears the world's cries and comes to our aid. Some people believe that Kannan is derived from the Sanskrit language and is a variation of Krishna. The name Kannon represents hope, kindness, and compassion - which are desperately needed in our world today. So if you're looking for a name with deep meaning and history, Kannon might be the perfect choice for your baby boy.