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What does Eion mean?

Eion /eion/ as a boys' name is of Irish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eion is "God is gracious". Variant of John via Ian.

Associated with: irish, gracious


Eion has 4 variants: Ean, Eann, Eon and Ion.

Eion has 18 more relations via Ian, John: Eian, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Iwan, Jan, Jean, Jian, Johon, Jon, Jona, Juan and Sean.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Eueion, Euon, ..

(female) Eina, Eionna, ..

How popular is Eion?

Eion is an uncommon first name for males. Eion is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

John (#26 in recent rankings), Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ivan (#132), Sean (#193), Jon (#675), Ean (#997), Jean (#1063), Ewan (#1174), Gian (#1383), Eian (#1680), Jan (#1787), Iain and Euan are the popular related forms of Eion (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Jian, are seldom used. These forms of Eion reached the height of their popularity 134 years ago (usage of 8.32%) and are now much less popular (usage 1.73%, 79.2% less), with forms such as Sean becoming somewhat dated. John is the clear favorite, although Ivan seems to be gaining popularity too. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Eion and corresponding names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Eian, Evan, Ewan, Gian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iain, Ian, Ivan, Jan, Jean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of John, Jon, Juan, Sean in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Iain, Ian outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of John, Sean outside U.S.

Similar Names


Eion is pronounced similarly to Enne, Eoin, Euen, Ewin, Ewynn, Owen, Owin, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended names are Adon, Amon, Arion, Deon, Dion, Dixon, Eban, Edmon, Edon, Edson, Edun, Efron, Egan, Egon, Eiden, Eifion, Eilan, Eilon, Einion, Einon, Ekon, Eldon, Eliron, Elison, Elof, Eloi, Elon, Eloy, Elton, Eman, Enok, Erin, Erol, Eron, Erron, Etan, Eton, Even, Evin, Evion, Evo, Evron, Evyn, Eynon, Eyton, Ezio, Huon, Ivon, Keon, Lion, Liron, Lon, Miron, Odon, Orion, Rion, Simon, Sion, Yvon, Zion and Zivon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eion.