[ 3 syll. es-sien, ess-i-en ] The baby girl name Essien is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced eh-Siy-EH-N †. Essien has its origins in the African language. The meaning of Essien is 'a child of the people'.
Essien is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Essien include Esienne, Essienne, Ebbony (English), Eguskeane, Eguskeine, Eguskiene, Eguskine, Eguskyne, Esinam, Eskamah, Esnea, Esynam, Aisian, Asianae, Eguskeene, Emmajean, Eugenia (English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, and Spanish), Aisone (Basque), Egen, and Egun.
† English pronunciation for Essien: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"