What does Sion mean?
Sion \sion\ as a boys' 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: Zion.
Sion is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#39617 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the boy name Sion and related names. The only popular related form of Sion (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Zion (#255 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in 2008 (usage of 0.77%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.745%, down 3.2%). Zion (#255) is the most contemporarily stylish boy name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Sion is alike in pronunciation to Sean, Shan and Shonn. Other recommended similar baby names are Dion▼, Eion, Lion, Rion, Sim▼, Sima, Simon, Swen and Syon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sion.