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Boy Name: Sion

Name: Sion
Pronunciation: \sion\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Syon, Cian, Sean, Shan, Shonn, Signe, Signy, Swen
Variant forms: Zion


Sion \sion\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin. Refers to the fortified hill of pre-Israelite Jerusalem. After the Israelites captured this hill, it became the official residence of king David and other kings. To Christians, Sion is a symbol of heaven.

Sion has 1 variant form: Zion.

Baby names that sound like Sion are Syon, Cian, Sean, Shan, Shonn, Signe, Signy and Swen.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Sion.


Sion is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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