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What does Dilon mean?

Dilon Pronunciation of Dilon [dilon] as a name for boys means "like a lion; loyal". Dilon is an alternate spelling of Dillon (Irish, Gaelic): sounds like Dylan.

Associated with: lion, loyal (faithful).


Dilon has 5 variants: Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dyllon and Dylon.

Creative forms:
(male) Didon, Doolon, ..

(female) Didan, Diloni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dilon Hezekiah (D.H.), ..

How popular is Dilon?

Dilon is an unusual first name for men. Dilon is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dilan (#904 last year), Dillan (#1431), Dillon (#448), Dyllon and Dylon are the popular alternative forms of Dilon (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Dilon were popular with parents in the year 1992 (median #775) and have become much less widespread since (#1356, 81%), with versions such as Dylon becoming less in vogue. Dilan is the most chic boy name in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dilan, Dillan, Dillon, Dyllon, Dylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dilon is pronounced similarly to Daelan, Dalan, Dalen, Dallan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon, Dalon, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Delane, Deleon, Delon, Delwin, Delwyn, Deylin, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan and Dylonn. Other suggested similar names are Aimon, Allon, Alon, Biron, Daimon, Dajon, Dalton, Damon, Danon, Daron, Davon, Deion, Dejon, Delmon, Delos, Delton, Delvon, Deron, Devlon, Deyon, Dimos, Dino, Dion, Diot, Dixon, Don, Doron, Dyson, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Elon, Gidon, Gillon, Gilon, Gilson, Hilton, Ilon, Jailon, Jalon, Lidon, Nilson, Nixon, Odilon, Sion, Talon, Tildon, Tilton, Timon, Wilson and Zivon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dilon.

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