Meaning and name origin
Canyon \c(a)-nyon, can-yon\ as a boy's 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.
Canyon is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Canyon for boys (2014 statistics).