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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zion in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sion and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.