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What does Sioux mean?

Sioux Pronunciation of Sioux [sioux] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Sioux means "lily, rose". Sioux is an alternate spelling of Susan (Hebrew): short variation of Susanna and Susannah.

Associated with: lily (flower).


Sioux has 3 variants: Soo, Su and Sue.

1 more different relation via Susan: Siouxsie.

Creative forms:
(female) Saoux, Sheoux, ..

(male) Siodi, Siory, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sioux Dior (S.D.), ..

How popular is Sioux?

Sioux is a rare given name for women. Sioux is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Sue and Susan (#929 the previous year) are the prominent related forms of Sioux (not ranked). These forms of Sioux were favored 65 years ago (adoption of 4.1%) and have become much less common since, with forms such as Sue becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sue, Susan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sioux and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bijoux and Scout. Like Sioux, these names are not commonly used.

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