Channing Meaning and Origin

The name Channing is a unisex name meaning “young wolf or people of Cana” and is of English origin. The name Channing is derived from an English surname, which itself originated from a place name. It is believed to have come from the Old English word “canning” or “ceanning,” meaning “young wolf” or “wolf cub.” Channing is not among the most common names but has gained some popularity in the United States, particularly as a given name for boys. It experienced a notable surge in popularity following the rise of the American actor Channing Tatum.

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