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Girl Name: Siobhan

Name: Siobhan
Pronunciation: \sio(b)-han\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: God is gracious
Origin: Irish
Related Names: Jane
Sounds Like: Sabina, Sebinah, Sebina, Sahbina, Sabyna, Sabiny, Sabinna, Sabine
Variant forms: Chavonne, Chevonne, Chivon, Chyvonne, Shavaun, Shavon, Shavonne, Shervan, Shevon, Shevonne, Shirvaun, Shivahn, Shivaun, Shovonne, Shyvonne, Sh'vonne, Sioban, Siobahn, Siobhian, Syvonne
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1906

Description

Siobhan \sio(b)-han\ as a girl's name is pronounced sha-VAHN. It is of Irish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Siobhan is "God is gracious". Variant of Joan, which is a feminine form of John. Phonetic forms of this name are a blend of the Sha- prefix with Yvonne. Actress Siobhan McKenna.

Siobhan has 20 variant forms: Chavonne, Chevonne, Chivon, Chyvonne, Shavaun, Shavon, Shavonne, Shervan, Shevon, Shevonne, Shirvaun, Shivahn, Shivaun, Shovonne, Shyvonne, Sh'vonne, Sioban, Siobahn, Siobhian and Syvonne.

For more information, see also the related name Jane.

Baby names that sound like Siobhan are Sabina, Sebinah, Sebina, Sahbina, Sabyna, Sabiny, Sabinna and Sabine.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Siobhan.

Popularity

Siobhan is a very popular first name for women (#1906 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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