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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 Nature Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Canyon is a quasi-unique 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

Pop Culture References for the name Canyon

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