Kannan

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Kannan
கண்ணன்
Pronunciation Kaṇṇaṉ
Gender Male
Language(s) Tamil
Origin
Region of origin Southern India
North-eastern Sri Lanka
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Variant form(s) Kanna
Derived Krishna

Kannan (Tamil: கண்ணன்) is a given name for a male Tamils. Due the Tamil tradition of using patronymic surnames it may also be a surname for males and females. The name is derived from the Hindu god Krishna who is known as Kannan in Tamil. In Tamil it means "playful" or "merry."[1]

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