[ 3 syll. es-sien, ess-i-en ] The baby boy name Essien is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is eh-Siy-EH-N †. Essien's origin is African-Ga. The name is of the meaning sixth-born son.
Esien, Essyen, and Esyen are variants of Essien.
See also the related categories, sixth and son (heir).
Essien is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Essien include Egmun, Egzoni, Essyen, Esyen, Etchemin, Aison, Aisun, Eduino, Eugenio, Echan, Echann, Edun, Egen, Egmon, Egun, Egzon, Eikon, Ekan, Ekin, and Ekon.
† 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)"