What does Siobhan mean?
Siobhan [siob-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.
Affiliated girl name: Jane.
Siobhan has 1 masculine form: Shavon.Creative forms:
(female) Siobah, Siobhone, ..
(male) Siobchar, Siobson, .. Middle name pairings:
Siobhan Sara (S.S.), ..
How popular is Siobhan?
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. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Siobhan for girls. Siobhan was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #805 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the ranking of Siobhan and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Siobhan are Jane (#288 via latest list), Joan (#1990), John, Shavon, Shavonne and Yvonne (#1764). Usage of these forms of Siobhan reached its peak 9 decades ago (usage of 3.2%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.1%, 97.7% less), with versions like John becoming less in vogue.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Roshan, Shan, Shosha, Shoshana, Sian, Simcha, Siusan, Sloan▲ and Soosan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Siobhan.See names in meaning and etymology.