Name Ion Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Ion

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Ion is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name 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.

What is the meaning of the name 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

Variants of the name Ion

Jon

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Popularity of the name Ion

The name Ion is ranked #4667 overall.

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