Sienna

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sienna

"Sienna" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Reddish Brown". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Si*en"na
Clay that is colored red or brown by the oxides of iron or manganese, and used as a pigment. It is used either in the raw state or burnt.

Etymology: It. terra di Siena, fr. Siena in Italy

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  1. An earth color containing ferric oxides; used as a pigment
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  1. A female given name of modern usage from the sienna colour.

Notable Persons Named Sienna

Sienna Miller is an actress, fashion designer, and model. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Sienna was given the name Sienna Rose Diana Miller on December 28th, 1981 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Sienna Guillory is an actor, equestrianism, model (people), actress, equestrian, and model. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Sienna was given the name Sienna Tiggy Guillory on March 16th, 1975 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Sienna was born on November 17th, 1983.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sienna

Blessed Ambrose of Sienna was a saint. Blessed was born on April 16th, 1220 in Siena. He died in 1286.

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Pedro was born in 1893. He left this life in 1972.

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Anthony of Sienna is a cleric.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 6 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 5 5 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 5 5 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 27 27 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 28 28 0
1981 22 22 0
1982 25 25 0
1983 24 24 0
1984 31 31 0
1985 40 40 0
1986 23 23 0
1987 37 37 0
1988 38 38 0
1989 36 36 0
1990 47 47 0
1991 92 92 0
1992 93 93 0
1993 101 101 0
1994 143 143 0
1995 194 194 0
1996 249 249 0
1997 339 339 0
1998 477 477 0
1999 415 415 0
2000 409 409 0
2001 350 350 0
2002 385 385 0
2003 415 415 0
2004 452 452 0
2005 1,075 1,075 0
2006 1,986 1,986 0
2007 2,075 2,075 0
2008 1,863 1,858 5
2009 1,671 1,671 0
2010 1,478 1,478 0
2011 1,409 1,404 5
2012 1,324 1,324 0
2013 1,223 1,223 0
2014 1,263 1,263 0
2015 1,436 1,436 0
2016 1,365 1,365 0

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Popularity of Sienna as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Sienna

  • How Popular is the name Sienna? Sienna is the 1,568th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sienna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,753 babies born with the first name Sienna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sienna to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sienna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sienna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sienna is Thursday, June 22nd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Sienna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sienna was in 2007 with a total of 2,075 babies. That's a lot of babies named Sienna!
  • Random Sienna Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sienna ranks 109th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 9 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Sienna: Your name in reverse order is Anneis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isnena. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.