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What does Beacon mean?

Beacon Pronunciation of Beacon as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beacon is "signal light". Usually a bright light on a hilltop.

ASSOCIATED WITH Be-, -on, old english




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How popular is Beacon?

Beacon is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#80812 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Beacon has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Beacon name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beacon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Baron, Bascom, Beach, Beachy, Beagan, Beagen, Beagin, Beaman, Beamen, Beamon, Beavan, Beaven, Beegan, Beegin, Beemon, Beldon, Belton, Benson, Benton, Berton, Bevon, Bevvon (see Bevan), Beyron, Bradon, Deacon, Deavon, Deecon, Dracon, Hacon, Kealon, Keaton, Macon, Nealon and Seaton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Beacon.

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