Meaning and Name Origin
Siobhan \sio(b)-han\ as a girls' 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 variants: Chavonne, Chevonne, Chivon, Chyvonne, Sh'vonne, Shavaun, Shavon, Shavonne, Shervan, Shevon, Shevonne, Shirvaun, Shivahn, Shivaun, Shovonne, Shyvonne, Siobahn, Sioban, Siobhian and Syvonne.
For more information, see also the related girl name Jane.
Siobhan has 0 more alternative form via Joan, Sha-, Yvonne: .
Siobhan has 1 masculine form: Shavon.
Siobhan is a very popular first name for females (#1906 out of 4276, Top 45%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Siobhan for girls. Siobhan was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #775 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Siobhan and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Siobhan are Jane (#322 a year ago), Joan, John and Yvonne. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1930-1939 and has become much lower since, with the versions Jane, Joan, John and Yvonne becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)