What does Canyon mean?
Canyon \c(a)-nyon, can-yon\ 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.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Canyon for boys. Canyon has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)