What does Ion mean?
Ion [ion] as a boys' name is of Greek origin. Mythology: son of Apollo who became the ancestor of the Ionians. The western Greek Ionian islands are named after him. Also a repelling of Ian.
Ion has 1 variant: Eion.
Related boy name: Eoin.Kreatif forms:
(male) Inn, Inon, ..
(female) Ioni, Ionna, ..
How popular is Ion?
Ion is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#38395 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ean (#997 the previous year), Eoin, Iain and Ian (#77) are the popular varying forms of Ion (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Ion were popular a decade ago (average #1078) and are almost as popular today (#1268, ▼15.7%). Ean and Ian are two of the more chic baby names here. Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Ion and related names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Ion is pronounced similarly to Eian, Enne, Euan, Euen, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Ieuan, Iwan, Juan, Owen▲, Owin, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended names are Con, Don▼, Ilon, Ivon, Jon▼, Lon▼, Ron▼, Ton and Von. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ion.