Name Canyon

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Canyon

The first name Canyon is ♀ female and ♂ male. Canyon thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names

Origin of Canyon

The origin of the name Canyon is not clear. The name Canyon could be derived from the English word “canyon”, which in turn is of ancient Greek origin. However, the name Canyon could also be of Spanish origin.

Meaning of Canyon

Canyon means “small reed” (from ancient Greek “kánnā/κᾰ́ννᾱ” = giant reed/reed mat). This meaning relates to the plants that grow on canyons. Derived from the Spanish word “cañón”, the name Canyon means “gorge” or “tube”.

Pronunciation of Canyon

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Name Statistic: Canyon is ranked #10462 overall ↑↑ 1944

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 13549 ↓↓ -129
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 14032 ↓↓ -463
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 14360 ↓↓ -384


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