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What does Canyon mean?

Canyon Pronunciation of Canyon as a boys' name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Canyon is "footpath". Geography name from canyons and deep ravines. Basketball player Rick Barry named a son Canyon.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ca-, deep (dark)




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How popular is Canyon?

Canyon is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#68782 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Canyon was first listed in 1994 and reached its peak position of #1001 in the U.S. in 2003, and is currently at #1460. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Canyon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Canyon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Canyon is alike in pronunciation to Cannan, Cannon, Canon, Conan, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon, Kanon, Kennon and Kenyon. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cadon, Cadyn, Caidon, Camdon, Camron, Cardon, Caron, Carson, Cason, Caxton, Caydon, Cayo, Chanan, Channon, Conlon, Damyon, Danon, Danton, Davyon, Gannon, Hanson, Janson, Landon, Manton, Randon, Sanson, Savyon, Tannon, Tanson and Tanton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Canyon.