The meaning of the name “Sienna” is: “Reddish orange-brown, reddish brown”.
Additional information: Although the name Sienna is usually associated with the reddish-orange color, it is actually an Italian name originating from the Tuscany town that shares the name. Siena, Italy is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Italy and it attracts a lot of tourism and visitors each year. This name was not commonly given as a baby name until the 1900s in Italy and around the world. The name Sienna can either mean “a reddish-orange color” or an alternate meaning is “delicate”.
The traditional spelling of the female name Sienna is with two n’s, although the town it was named after only had one n. Some names which are similar to Sienna are Sierra (or Cierra), Savannah, Serena, or Selena. Common misspellings of the name Sienna are Siena, Cienna, or Ciena.
Sienna has not always been a popular baby name, with little to no usage seen before the 1980s. Once the American-born actress Sienna Miller started gaining more visibility the name started to pick up again. The highest ranking it has ever enjoyed was being the 9th most popular name in Australia and the 20th most popular in the UK in 2014. In the US the name has not enjoyed as much popularity with the highest ranking ever being 170th most popular in 2007, but Sienna is a more common name in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand.
There are fewer famous people with the name Sienna, but the ones which are most notable are Sienna Miller, an English actor, and Sienna Howell-Holden, an actress.
The first thing you should know if you are considering Sienna for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Sienna is a girl name.
The name Sienna is of Italian origin, and is used in more than one countries and different languages of the world, especially English speaking countries, Italian speaking countries among others.
If you consider naming your baby Sienna we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
Sienna Name Meaning
The meaning of Sienna is “Reddish orange-brown, reddish brown”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Sienna and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Sienna and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Sienna is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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Popularity of the Name Sienna
Below you will find the popularity of the baby name Sienna displayed annually, from 1880 to the present day in our name popularity chart. Hover over or click on the dots that represent a year to see how many babies were given the name for that year, for both genders, if available.
Sienna Boy Name Popularity Chart
Sienna Girl Name Popularity Chart
Note:The data above is from the Social Security Administrator of United States, (more info here) from Social Security card applications for births in US for every name, from 1880 up to the present year. The gender associated with the name might be incorrect, as the data presents the record applications without being edited for errors. The name's popularity and ranking is announced annually, so the data for this year will not be available until next year. The more babies that are given a name, the higher popularity ranking the name receives. For names with the same popularity, the tie is solved by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. This means that if two or more names have the same popularity their rankings may differ significantly, as they are set in alphabetical order. If a name has less than five occurrences, the SSA excludes it from the provided data to protect privacy.
Songs and Videos about the name Sienna:
Some of the songs which feature the name Sienna in their lyrics are Raw Sienna by Savoy Brown and Oh Sienna by Fiver. There is also a children’s book called “Sienna the Saturday Fairy” that has a character named Sienna as the main focus of the story.
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