Zion - Meaning of Zion
What does Zion mean?
[ 2 syll. zion, zi-on ] The baby boy name Zion is also used, but less often, as a girl name. It is pronounced in English as ZAY-aaN †. Zion is used predominantly in the English and Hebrew languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Biblical name: The name appears frequently in the Bible, in reference to the land of Israel and its capital Jerusalem, and is also associated with Mount Zion, a mountain near Jerusalem.
Zion has 13 variants. Variants include Ben Zion (also used in Hebrew), Tzion, Xion, Xyon, Zeon, Ziona, Zionah, Zione, Zionia, Zioniah, Zionn, Zionne, and Zyon.
See also the related categories, english, mountain, land, biblical, hebrew, and jerusalem.
Zion is a popular baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s; before that, it was of irregular use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.112% of baby boys being given the name Zion. Its ranking then was #183. Among all boy names in its group, Zion was the most commonly used in 2018. In the past century Zion has predominantly been a baby boy name. In 2017, Zion as a baby boy name outnumbered its use as a girl name by 7 times.
Baby names that sound like Zion include Zionn, Zionne, Zamaan, Zamane, Zami, Zanee, Zaney, Zani, Zanie, Zanni, Zannie, Zanny, Zany, Zaquan, Zennie, Zeno, Zenon, Zeon, Zeshan, and Zeshawn.
† Pronunciation for Zion: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
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