Ion

♂ Name Ion – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Ion

Ion is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Ion

Ion is a Romanian and Basque variant of the name John, which is considered a short variant of Johannes or Johann. Besides, Ion is a name from Greek mythology and was the ancestor of the Ionians, a Greek tribe.

Meaning of Ion

Ion means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious). Besides, Ion means “one of the Ionians” or “inhabitant of Ionia” (from ancient Greek “Íōn/Ἴων”).

Pronunciation of Ion

Alternate spelling of Ion

Jon

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Name Ion

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