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


Siôn is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Siôn?

Siôn is a Welsh variant of the English name John, which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

What does the name Siôn mean?

Siôn 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).

Pronunciation of Siôn

Notable people with the name

Siôn Cent (c. 1400 - 1435/40), Welsh poet - Siôn ap Hywel (fl. c. 1490 - 1532), Welsh poet - Siôn Tudur or John Tudur (c. 1522 - 1602), Welsh poet - Siôn Phylip (1543 - 1620), Welsh poet - Siôn Ceri (fl. early 16th century), Welsh poet - Siôn Treredyn (c. 1605 - 1656), Welsh priest and translator - Siôn Bradford (1706 - 1785), Welsh poet, - Siôn Simon (born 1968), British politician

Popularity of the name Siôn

The name Siôn is ranked #10862 overall.

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