Siobhan

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Siobhan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Siobhan

"Siobhan" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "God is gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Anglicized spelling of Siobhán, the Irish cognate of Jean or Jane or Joan, the feminine equivalent of John, meaning God is gracious.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Siobhan

Siobhán Fahey is a pop, new wave, dance, rock, electroclash, and new wave music musician. She was most prominent from 1979 to present. Siobhán was given the name Siobhán Máire Deirdre Fahey on September 10th, 1958.

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Siobhan Finneran is an actress. She was most prominent from 1985 to present. Siobhan was given the name Siobhan Margaret Finneran on January 2nd, 1966 in Oldham, Lancashire, England.

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Merritt Wever is an actress. She was most active from 1995 to present. Merritt was given the name Siobhán Merritt Wever on January 7th, 1980 in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.

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Siobhan Fallon Hogan is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1990. Siobhan was given the name Siobhan Fallon on May 13th, 1961 in Syracuse, New York, United States.

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Siobhán Donaghy is a pop music, alternative rock, and experimental music singer-songwriter. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Siobhán was given the name Siobhán Emma Donaghy on June 14th, 1984 in London, England.

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Siobhan was born on February 4th, 1960 in London. She left this life on August 21st, 2007.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Siobhan

Brenda Bennett is a soul music, funk, new wave music, pop music, and rock music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1980. Brenda was given the name Brenda Elizabeth Claire Siobhan on January 24th, 1962 in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 58 58 0
1957 67 67 0
1958 54 54 0
1959 86 86 0
1960 90 90 0
1961 98 98 0
1962 75 75 0
1963 78 78 0
1964 78 78 0
1965 97 97 0
1966 104 104 0
1967 86 86 0
1968 82 82 0
1969 82 82 0
1970 82 82 0
1971 102 102 0
1972 76 76 0
1973 72 72 0
1974 65 65 0
1975 58 58 0
1976 68 68 0
1977 77 77 0
1978 118 118 0
1979 278 278 0
1980 282 282 0
1981 214 214 0
1982 228 228 0
1983 203 203 0
1984 226 226 0
1985 234 234 0
1986 192 192 0
1987 183 183 0
1988 155 155 0
1989 169 169 0
1990 145 145 0
1991 162 162 0
1992 159 159 0
1993 133 133 0
1994 113 113 0
1995 119 119 0
1996 138 138 0
1997 139 139 0
1998 119 119 0
1999 107 107 0
2000 108 108 0
2001 86 86 0
2002 91 91 0
2003 108 108 0
2004 70 70 0
2005 64 64 0
2006 61 61 0
2007 57 57 0
2008 50 50 0
2009 62 62 0
2010 77 77 0
2011 52 52 0
2012 64 64 0
2013 69 69 0
2014 54 54 0
2015 56 56 0
2016 52 52 0
2017 33 33 0

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Popularity of Siobhan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Siobhan

  • What name lists does Siobhan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Siobhan? Siobhan is the 3,153rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Siobhan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,765 babies born with the first name Siobhan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Siobhan to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Siobhan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 58 new born babies.
  • When was Siobhan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Siobhan is Wednesday, February 17th, 1932.
  • What year had the most people named Siobhan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Siobhan was in 1980 with a total of 282 babies.
  • Random Siobhan Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Siobhan is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Siobhan: Your name in reverse order is Nahbois. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nioahsb. 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).
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