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Sienna is a word that anyone who has opened a box of crayons is familiar with. The iconic “Burnt Sienna” crayon was, for most of us, our first introduction to the name as well as the color and for good reason. That orange-red color represents the color of the clay that is found in and around the Italian city of Siena. Keep reading to find out more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Sienna:

Italian: Derived from the Italian city Siena
English: Orange-red

Origin of the name Sienna:

Italian. Sienna is derived from the Italian city of Siena, known for its colorful orange-red clay roofs. The color comes from clay that is indigenous to the area.

Symbolism of the name Sienna:

Sienna symbolizes the color in life, there is an affection for how vibrant and romantic the color that floods over us as we move about our daily lives.

Baby name Sienna

Style of the name Sienna:

Classic

Gender of the name Sienna:

Sienna is a name typically given to baby girls.

Pronunciation of the name Sienna:

see-ENN-ah

Syllables in the name Sienna:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Sienna:

The name Sienna evokes a feeling of playfulness, warmth, and romance.

Alternative spellings for the name Sienna:

Siena, Cienna, Ciena

Nicknames for the name Sienna:

Si, Sen, Sia,

Popularity of the name Sienna:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Sienna was the 166th most popular girl name in 2020. It has been in the top 300 of most popular baby girl names since 2005.

Related names for the name Sienna:

Siena, Sirenna, Vienna

Great middle names for Sienna and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Sienna:

Sienna in movies/pop culture:

  • Sienna Blake (character in “Hollyoaks”)
  • Sienna (character on “General Hospital”)
  • Sienna Khan (character on animated web series “RWBY”)