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Gender: Male Origin of Canyon: Spanish word name

The name Canyon is a boy's name of Spanish origin. Canyon and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Canyon is a unique baby name evocative of natural splendor and the old Steve Canyon comic-strip heroism, making it an intriguing new word-name possibility.

Similar but less word-like: Kenyon.

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hmg1204 Says:


I have a cousin named Kanyon

hamwan Says:


cool & masculine

citymagnolia Says:


I loved this name until I heard it on a little boy. It sounded awkward and forced. :(

raevynstar Says:


Sounds strong and outdoorsy!