Meaning and name origin
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 girl name Jane.
There is 1 masculine form of Siobhan: Shavon.
Siobhan is a very popular first name for females (#1906 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Siobhan for girls. Siobhan reached its highest rank of #775 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Siobhan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jane (#322), Yvonne, Siobhan, John and Joan. (2014 statistics).