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Meaning of Channing

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The name Channing has the following meaning:

An official of the church or "resembling a young wolf". Occupational name - "Official of the church".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Channing is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Channing in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Channing is pronounced as chan-ing


Channing originates from the French language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Channing and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Channing: Boys - Beau, Cade, Cordell, Coty, Deonte, Foy, Laron, Girls - Amiyah, Belle, Chantal, Chantell, Deja, Delight, Desirae, Edmonia, Larue, Luty, Noelia, Shantell, Both genders - Blaise, Chandler, Dabney, Delaney, Desire, Dior


Popular Variants for the name Channing: Canning (Latin), Cannon, Cannyng, Canon, Channe, Channon, Channyng (French)


We think the name Channing should fall under the following style category: Cool.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Channing to be: Tall, dark and handsome sophisticate trendy socialite

In one word, you might describe Channing as a(n) "handsome" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Channing (or its variants) are:

Channing Thomas Frye , born on 17 May, a famous athlete. Channing Thomas Frye 's background: An American professional basketball player with the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers. His positions are center and power forward.

Channing Matthew Tatum, born on 26 April, a famous actor. Channing Matthew Tatum's background: An American actor, producer, and former model. After beginning his career as a fashion model, he has branched out into acting roles, appearing in the films Havoc (2005), Coach Carter (2005), Supercross (2005), She's the Man, then Step Up, and A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, all of which were released in 2006.

Channing Harris Cox, born on 28 October, a famous politician. Channing Harris Cox's background: A Massachusetts Republican politician and Governor born in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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