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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 Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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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Famous People Named Canyon

Canyon Baffert, son of horse racing trainer Bob Baffert
Canyon Tuman, son of NFL player Jerame Tuman
Canyon Morrison Caine Carnes (b. 2016), son of singers Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes
Christy Canyon, American adult film actress
Canyon Sundance Tanner, youngest son of Johnny and Sara Tanner, family vloggers (Yawi Vlogs) - (Tannerites)

Pop Culture References for the name Canyon

Race Canyon, character on animated series "Doug"
The Grand Canyon
Canyon, Texas, USA


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!