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Tavion is a name that sounds both modern and ancient at the same time. With roots in several languages, it's also a name with many meanings. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Tavion:

Irish: Hillside
Scottish: Twin
Latin: Eighth

Origin of the name Tavion:

Tavion is a name with several origins. In Irish, it comes from a word that means “hillside”. In Scottish, it is translated as “twin”. It is also a shortening of the Latin name “Octavian”, which means “eighth”.

Symbolism of the name Tavion:

Tavion tends to be a name that symbolizes a family's attachment to tradition and holding tight to the past.

Style of the name Tavion:


Gender of the name Tavion:

Tavion is generally considered to be a male name, but it can sometimes also be used for female children.

Pronunciation of the name Tavion:


Number of syllables in the name Tavion:


Emotion evoked from the name Tavion:

Tavion tends to evoke emotions of understanding, nostalgia, and comfort.

Alternative spellings for the name Tavion:

  • Tayvion
  • Tavione
  • Tavyon

Nicknames for the name Tavion:

  • Tay
  • Von
  • Vee
  • Tayvee

Popularity of the name Tavion:

According to the Social Security Administration, Tavion last ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States in 2002 as the 858th most popular name. This is the second time the name appeared on the list as well as the year in which the name was most popular.

Related names for the name Tavion:

Great middle names for Tavion and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Tavion:

  • Tavion Tate Guice (American actor)
  • Tavion “Slick'Em” Mathis (American R&B/hip-hop artist)

Tavioness in popular culture:

  • Tavion Axmis (character from the Star Wars: Jedi Knight video games)