Meaning and name origin
Sion \sion\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin. Refers to the fortified hill of pre-Israelite Jerusalem. After the Israelites captured this hill, it became the official residence of king David and other kings. To Christians, Sion is a symbol of heaven.
Sion has 1 variant form: Zion▲.
Sion is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Sion and its variant form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Zion (#255). (2014 statistics).
Sion is also pronounced similarly to Sean▲, Shan and Shonn. Other suggested similar baby names are Dion▼, Eion, Lion, Rion, Sim▼, Sima, Simon▲, Swen and Syon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sion.