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Dillon meaning and name origin

Dillon \d(il)-lon\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dillon), is pronounced DIL-un. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dillon is "like a lion; loyal". Sounds like Dylan. Name of a hippy on BBC's TV show "Magic Roundabout". Actor Matt Dillon.

Dillon has 6 variant forms: Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllon and Dylon.

Dillon is also pronounced similarly to Dallan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon, Dalon, Daylon, Deleon, Delon and Dyllan. Another suggested similar baby name is Gillon.

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Popularity of Dillon

Dillon is a somewhat popular first name for males (#964 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#825 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Dillon name in U.S.
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