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Fun Facts about the name Sioux

  • How many people with the first name Sioux have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29 babies born with the first name Sioux in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sioux? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sioux first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sioux is Thursday, December 25th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Sioux born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sioux was in 1955 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sioux: Your name in reverse order is Xuois. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Souxi. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sioux" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sioux as well as things modernly associated with the name Sioux such as celebrities named Sioux.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Sioux
A nation of American Indians; see Dakotas.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A member of a group of North American Indian peoples who spoke a Siouan language and who ranged from Lake Michigan to the Rocky Mountains

A shortening of French Nadouessioux, from Ottawa naatowessiwak (“little snake”), which could refer to the massasauga (Sistrurus catenus), a small rattlesnake.

  1. Name applied to various formerly nomadic Native American tribes of the North American Great Plains.
  2. The group of languages spoken by the Sioux.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sioux

Siouxsie Sioux

Siouxsie Sioux is a musician, songwriter, singer, and producer specializing in post-punk, new wave, gothic rock, and alternative rock music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Siouxsie was born in 1957 as Susan Janet Ballion in London, England.


What does the name Sioux mean?

Sis for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Xis for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

Past life for Sioux born Dec 25, 1961

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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