Siobhan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Anglicized spelling of Siobhán, the Irish cognate of Jean or Jane or Joan, the feminine equivalent of John, meaning God is gracious.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Siobhan

  1. A female given name.
    • 2002 Dave Margoshes, Faith, Hope, Charity, in Purity of Absence, Dundurn Press Ltd., ISBN 0888784198, page 106:
      I think / about biblical names, Tamara, Michaela, / Mira, Shoshana, and Celtic names I can / barely pronounce, Siobhan tangling / between teeth and tongue.

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