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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 14 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Meaning 'little snake' in...

Pronunciation: soo, su, S UW

Popularity Rank: #161,386

On this page:

  • 1. Sioux Meaning
  • 2. Sioux Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Sioux
  • 4. Translations of Sioux
  • 5. Sioux Name Popularity
  • 6. Sioux popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Sioux
  • 8. Sioux Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Sioux

Sioux Meaning

Derived from the Dakota word 'Nadouwesou', meaning 'little snake'. The Sioux people are a Native American tribe primarily located in the Great Plains of North America.

Sioux also means "Meaning 'little snake' in Dakota language, name of a Native American tribe.".

Sioux is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Italy, and 19 more countries.

Sioux Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: soo

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): su

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S UW

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Sioux

Sioux Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Sioux is recorded 127 times globally, ranking it as the 161,386th most common name worldwide.

Sioux is most prevalent in United States of America, with 40 occurrences, making it the 33,292th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Sioux is found among 1 in every 19579 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Sioux Popularity by Country

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United States of America#33,2921 : 45,228
United Kingdom#15,3771 : 19,579

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Sioux popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Sioux from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Sioux

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Names similar to Sioux


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