Gender: Female Meaning of Sigourney: "daring king" Origin of Sigourney: French

Sigourney Origin and Meaning

The name Sigourney is a girl's name of French origin meaning "daring king".

Actress Sigourney -- born Susan -- Weaver made this unusual name (which she found in The Great Gatsby) famous, if not popular.

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Pop Culture References for the name Sigourney

Signe, Sigourny, Sigournie, Sigournee, Sigornee


burg123 Says:


why would you do this to your poor kid

indiefendi2 Says:


Sigourney is more distinctive for an actress. Susan is a dime a dozen. But yes Susan is a better name.

Zelliew Says:


I much prefer Susan

fuzzycub Says:


It makes me think of gore, gurneys, and cigarettes.