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What does Zion mean?

Zion Pronunciation of Zion [zion] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zion is "highest point". In the Christian religion, Zion is the name for heaven.

Associated with: highest (great), point (warrior), heaven.


Zion has 1 variant: Sion.

Creative forms:
(male) Noon, Zioni, ..

(female) Zika, Zivan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zion Jaime (Z.J.), ..

How popular is Zion?

Zion is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#19428 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Zion entered the list in 1996 and reached its highest rank of #227 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zion name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zion outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zion is alike in pronunciation to Cian, Swen, Syon, Xan, Zain, Zaine, Zan, Zane, Zann and Zayne. Other suggested similar names are Adon, Aimon, Alon, Amon, Arion, Aron, Avon, Biron, Brion, Bron, Con, Deion, Deon, Dilon, Dion, Dixon, Don, Edon, Egon, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Ekon, Elon, Eon, Eron, Eton, Evion, Gidon, Gilon, Huon, Ilon, Ion, Ivon, Jon, Keon, Leon, Lidon, Lion, Liron, Lon, Lyon, Miron, Nixon, Odon, Orion, Oron, Rion, Ron, Ryon, Simon, Timon, Ton, Toon, Von, Yvon, Zenon, Zino, Zinon, Zinov, Ziv, Ziven and Zivon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zion.

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