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Dillon (girl)

What does Dillon mean?

Dillon Pronunciation of Dillon [dil-lon] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Dillon) is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of the name Dillon is "born from waves". Dillon is a version of Dylana (Welsh).

Associated with: waves (sea).


Dillon has 4 variants: Dillan, Dylan, Dylane and Dyllan.

1 masculine form: Dylan.

Creative forms:
(female) Dilney, ..

(male) Dildon, Dilmon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dillon Taylor (D.T.), ..

How popular is Dillon?

Dillon is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#631 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Dylan (#397 in 2015) is the only prominent variation form of Dillon (not ranked). Other variants, like Dylane, are seldom used. This form of Dillon reached the apex of its popularity 1 year ago (#394) and has remained as common to this day. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dylan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dillon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dillon is pronounced similarly to Daelyn, Dellene, Delline, Delyn and Dillian. Other recommended names are Aillin, Avalon, Bidon, Chalon, Dalla, Dallas, Dalles, Dallina, Dallis, Dannon, Darion, Darlyn, Daron, Delfin, Dell, Della, Delle, Delli, Dellina, Dellis, Dellta (see Delta), Delly, Deon, Deron, Derron, Devon, Devvon, Diamond, Dian, Diann, Dido, Diella, Dielle, Dila, Diliana, Dilla, Dilli, Dilliana, Dillys, Dilys, Dimona, Dion, Diona, Dione, Dior, Doll, Dollee (see Dolly), Dolley, Dolli, Dollie, Dolly, Dyllis, Ellon, Elon, Fallon, Gillan, Jillan, Lindon, Lison, Marlon, Mignon, Ninon, Rianon, Tirion, Tiryon and Willow. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dillon.

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