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What does Eion mean?

Eion Pronunciation of 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.

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.

Creative forms:
(male) Efion, Euon, ..

(female) Eina, Eini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eion Jessiah (E.J.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. John (#26 in recent rankings), Evan (#67), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Ivan (#138), Sean (#211), Jon (#737), Ean (#977), Jean (#1190), Gian (#1221), Ewan (#1284), Jan (#1677), Iain, Euan and Eian 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 135 years ago (usage of 8.32%) and are now much less popular (usage 1.63%, 80.4% less), with forms such as Sean becoming somewhat dated. John is the clear favorite, although Ian seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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.

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