Keion hasn't been a top 1,000 baby name in the United States since 1996 — the year it was most popular — but we could see it making a comeback in the 2020s as “K” names grow increasingly popular for boys and girls. Its exact origin is unknown. Some believe it's a variation on John, but others believe it's simply a made-up American name, inspired by the more common Deion. Either way, we like the way Keion sounds with traditional middle names, like James, Michael, Thomas, and Theodore.

Meaning of the name Keion:

Amercian: Unknown

Origin of the name Keion:

Keion's exact origins are unknown, though there is much speculation. While it's most likely a made-up American name inspired by the popularity of Deion or Deon, some believe it's a variation of John. Others believe it's a combination of Kevin and Leon. Others think it's a variation of the Gaelic name Cian, which means “ancient.” Some believe it's a masculine take on the feminine name Kiana.

Symbolism of the name Keion:

Keion does not offer much in the way of symbolism. It could be a good choice to honor a loved one named Deion.

Style of the name Keion:

Modern, trendy

Gender of the name Keion:

Keion is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Keion:


Number of syllables in the name Keion:


Emotion evoked from the name Keion:

The baby name Keion evokes images of someone who is generous and artistic.

Alternative spellings for the name Keion:

  • Keon
  • Keyon
  • Kian
  • Kiyan

Nicknames for the name Keion:

  • Key

Popularity of the name Keion:

According to the Social Security Administration, Keion was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States in 1996. It ranked at number 870 that year.

Related names for the name Keion:

Great middle names for Keion and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Keion:

  • Keion Henderson (pastor and singer)
  • Keion Brooks, Jr. (basketball player)

Keion in popular culture: