Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

In Irish legend this was the name of a granddaughter of the sea god Lir who went to Connla's Well, which was forbidden. The well burst and drowned her, leaving her body in the river thereafter known as the Sionainn (see Shannon).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesShannon, Shana, Shanna, Shannah, Shannen, Shanon(English)


Entry updated January 21, 2022