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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).

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Similar Names

Canyon is also pronounced similarly to Cannan, Cannon, Canon, Kannon, Kanon and Kenyon. Another suggested similar baby name is Channon. Like Canyon, these names are not commonly used.