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Gender: F Pronunciation: sheh-vahn Meaning of Siobhan: "the Lord is gracious" Origin of Siobhan: Irish Gaelic variation of Joan, feminine form of John

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A lovely Irish name whose perplexing spelling has inspired many phonetic variations, but using the original form preserves the integrity of one of the most beautiful Gaelic girls' names.

The name of several early Irish queens, it was introduced to the American public by the distinguished actress Siobhan McKenna. There have been a wide variety of fictional Siobhans, from a Detective Sergeant in the John Rebus novels to a vampire in Stephanie Meyers's Breaking Dawn to a character in J. K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy.

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Famous People Named Siobhan

Siobhan Evelyn Magnus - American singer; on season 9 of American Idol
Siobhan Vivian - American author
Siobhan McColl - South African figure skater
Siobhan Fahey - Irish musician
Siobhan Fallon Hogan - American actress
Siobhan Finneran - English actress
Siobhan Donaghy - English singer, founding member of girl group Sugababes
Siobhan Parkinson, Irish author

Pop Culture References for the Name Siobhan

Siobhan- A nomadic vampire in the Twilight Series
Siobhan Martin, one of the twins on "Ringer"
Siobhan Sadler / Mrs. S - character in sci-fi series Orphan Black
Siobhan, Christopher Boone's main teacher in "the curious incident of the dog in the night-time"