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What does Adon mean?

Adon Pronunciation of Adon [adon] 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 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).

Associated with: gaelic, greek, fire, good, handsome.


Adon has 2 variants: Adan and Adin.

6 more relations via Aden, Adonia, Adonis: Addonia, Adohnes, Adones, Adonias, Adoniya and Adonys.

Creative forms:
(male) Adnio, Aion, ..

(female) Adne, Adona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adon Nestor (A.N.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Aden (#369 last year), Adan (#395), Adonis (#702) and Adin (#1842) are the popular varying forms of Adon (unlisted). These relations of Adon were at the height of their popularity in 2009 (average #614) and are somewhat less common today (#827, 26%). Adonis and Adan are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adan, Aden, Adin, Adonis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Adon is pronounced similarly to Aedan, Aidan, Aiden, Aidyn, Auden, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edwin, Edwyn, Edyn, Eidan, Eiden, Idan, Odin and Odon. Other suggested similar names are Adam, Addy, Adem, Adi, Adim, Adiv, Adlin, Admon, Adnon, Adnot, Ado, Adolf, Adom, Adrin, Adrion, Adron, Aeron, Ahron, Alan, Aldan, Aldin, Aldon, Allon, Alon, Alsdon (see Alston), Alton, Alyn, Amnon, Amon, Andon, Ardon, Aren, Arin, Arnon, Aron, Arun, Arvon, Asen, Auron, Avon, Ayron, Cadon, Dion, Don, Eldon, Jon, Lidon, Lyon, Oron, Ryon, Ton and Toon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adon.

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