Kannan 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."
Kannan (music director)
Kannan is a Tamil film music composer who debuted in 2010 with Thamizh Padam.