Zion Name Meaning & Origin
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Zion was also associated with the anti-slavery movement in the pre-Civil War era.
I love this name, but I fear it may be taken as a political and/or religious statement.
I love the way this name sounds -- I think it's majestic and noble, and it really rolls off the tongue. However, like the above comment, I'm also worried it might seem like a political/religious statement. Maybe I'll use it as a middle name instead?
We use Zion as my sons middle name. He is named this because of the Lauren Hill song. It still brings tears to my eyes. So far we have had no backlash from religions or politics, but recently with today’s climate it’s definitely something that worry’s me.
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In Israel there are a lot of people named Zion, I love this name. It symbolizes the love of Zion (another name for Israel).
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We call our 8-year old son Zi-Zi or Zi-rockets (he is a quick lil guy)
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"a sign" another name for Heaven or Israel found in the Bible.
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Lauryn Hill had a son named Zion with one of Bob Marley's sons.
Zion Malachi Airamis Wade (b. 2007), son of American professional basketball player Dwyane Wade
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Lauryn Hill wrote a beautiful song called "Zion" about her son