Meaning and Origin of: Sison

Family name origins & meanings

  • Filipino : from Tagalog sison ‘fourth grandson’.
  • Spanish (Sisón) : derogatory nickname fromsisón ‘cheat’, ‘petty swindler’.
  • Spanish (Sisón) : alternatively perhaps a nickname from the homonymsisón meaning ‘sandpiper’. This is also found as a Sephardic Jewish surname.