What does Adon mean?
Adon /adon/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Gaelic, Hebrew and Greek derivation, and the meaning of Adon is "fire; my lord is Jehovah; extremely good looking, handsome". Adon is a variant form, with the suffix -on, of Aden (Gaelic): variation of Aodh. Adon is also a derivative of Adonia (Hebrew). Biblical: one of King David's sons. Adon is also used as a derivative of Adonis (Greek).
How popular is Adon?
Adon is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#73412 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Aden (#335 last year), Adan (#373), Adonis (#726) and Adin are the popular varying forms of Adon (unlisted). These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2012 (usage of 0.428%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3915%, ▼8.5%). Adonis (#726), Adan (#373) and Aden (#335) are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Adon and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Adon is pronounced similarly to Aedan▼, Aidan▲, Aiden▲, Aidyn▼, Auden, Aydan▼, Ayden▲, Aydin▲, Edan, Eden▲, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn, Idan, Odin▲ and Odon. Other suggested similar baby names are Adam▲, Adem, Adim, Admon, Adnon, Ado, Adom, Adron, Aldon, Alon, Amon, Andon, Ardon, Aron▼ and Avon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adon.