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What does Channing mean?


Name:
Channing
Pronunciation:
\ch(a)-nni-ng\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
young wolf; official of the church
Origin:
French
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Popularity

Channing is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#44271 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Channing \ch(a)-nni-ng\ as a boy's name is pronounced CHAN-een. It is of English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Channing is "young wolf; official of the church". Occupational name. Related to Cannon, and possibly "canal" (Old French). Channing has 6 variant forms: Canning, Cannon, Canon, Chann, Channe and Channon.