Sian

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849
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since 1880
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588
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sian

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Sian is of Welsh origin and means "God's gracious gift"".
  • A user from Trinidad and Tobago says the name Sian is of Unknown origin and means "God's precious gift".
  • According to a user from New Zealand, the name Sian is of Welsh origin and means "God's gracious gift".
Other origins: Old Welsh

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  1. A city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC
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From Welsh Siân, the Welsh variant of Jane

  1. A female given name, an anglicisation of Siân.

From Kurdish سيان

  1. Alternative form of Siyan

Chinese Postal Map Romanization (Peking Dialect)

  1. Alternative form of Xi'an

    Notable Persons Named Sian

    Her career lasted from 2002 to 2002. Sian was born in 1980 in Lichfield. Sian is also known as Siân Brooke.

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    Sian Gibson is an actress and writer. Sian was given the name Sîan Foulkes on July 30th, 1976 in Wales.

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    Sian Williams is a journalist and presenter. Sian was given the name Sian Mary Williams on November 28th, 1964 in Paddington, London.

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    Sian Heder is a filmmaking and filmmaker. She was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Sian was born on June 23rd, 1977 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

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    Siân Lloyd is a presenter. Siân was given the name Siân Mary Lloyd on July 3rd, 1958 in Maesteg.

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    Siân James is a for Swansea East and Member of parliament. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to 2015. Siân was born on June 24th, 1959 in Morriston, Glamorgan, Wales.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sian

    Hee was born on June 18th, 1970 in Perak.

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    How popular is the baby name Sian in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1962 5 5 0
    1963 8 8 0
    1964 7 7 0
    1965 13 13 0
    1966 15 15 0
    1967 9 9 0
    1969 15 15 0
    1970 7 7 0
    1973 24 24 0
    1974 28 28 0
    1975 17 17 0
    1976 16 16 0
    1977 11 11 0
    1978 9 9 0
    1979 10 10 0
    1980 10 10 0
    1981 8 8 0
    1982 6 6 0
    1983 12 12 0
    1984 8 8 0
    1985 11 11 0
    1986 9 9 0
    1987 10 10 0
    1988 10 10 0
    1989 15 15 0
    1990 12 12 0
    1991 11 11 0
    1992 16 16 0
    1993 9 9 0
    1994 11 11 0
    1995 17 11 6
    1996 11 11 0
    1997 15 15 0
    1998 27 27 0
    1999 27 21 6
    2000 22 16 6
    2001 25 25 0
    2002 36 28 8
    2003 23 23 0
    2004 24 24 0
    2005 29 29 0
    2006 35 35 0
    2007 29 23 6
    2008 36 29 7
    2009 18 18 0
    2010 12 6 6
    2011 21 21 0
    2012 12 7 5
    2013 11 11 0
    2014 16 11 5
    2015 12 12 0
    2016 20 11 9
    2017 19 12 7

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    Popularity of Sian as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Sian U.S.
      White 41.16% 64.26%
      African American 2.04% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.18% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.85% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.55% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 19.22% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Sian

    People with the last name Sian are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Sian

    • How Popular is the name Sian? Sian is the 11,717th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sian was the 37,792nd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Sian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 849 babies born with the first name Sian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sian to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Sian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sian is Monday, November 27th, 1905.
    • What year had the most people named Sian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sian was in 2006 with a total of 35 babies.
    • Random Sian Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sian is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005.
    • Weird things about the name Sian: Your name in reverse order is Nais. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asin. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Sian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 588 people with the last name Sian.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sian as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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