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Gender: Male Meaning of Halcyon: "kingfisher bird" Origin of Halcyon: Greek

The name Halcyon is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "kingfisher bird". Halcyon and is often added to lists like Baby Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Heaven, Peace, Serenity: parents seem especially attracted to word names that signal paradise, but Halcyon sounds quite feminine, and might conjure up the sleeping pill Halcion.

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Famous People Named Halcyon

John "Halcyon" Styn, US blogger and entrepreneur

Pop Culture References for the name Halcyon

Halcyon "Hal" Jordan, DC Comics character
Ellie Goulding's Album, "Halcyon"
"Halcyon days" means a period of calmness