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What does Dylon mean?

Dylon Pronunciation of Dylon [dy-lon] as a name for boys is of Welsh origin, and the name Dylon means "like a lion; loyal". Dylon is an alternate spelling of Dillon (Irish, Gaelic): sounds like Dylan.

Associated with: lion, loyal (faithful).


Dylon has 7 variants: Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllan, Dyllon and Dylonn.

Creative forms:
(male) Dolon, Telon, ..

(female) Dyla, Dyloni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dylon Yasin (D.Y.), ..

How popular is Dylon?

Dylon is an unusual given name for males. Dylon is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dylon entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest position of #642 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Dylan (#27 in recent rankings), Dillon (#448), Dilan (#904), Dillan (#1431), Dyllan and Dyllon are the prominent variation forms of Dylon. Usage of these forms of Dylon was common among parents in 1992 (usage of 1.05%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.59%, 43.7%). Dylan is the firm favorite, although Dilan seems to be gaining popularity too, while versions like Dillon are no longer trendy.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dyllan, Dyllon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dylon is alike in pronunciation to Daelan, Dalan, Dalen, Dallan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon, Dalon, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Delane, Deleon, Delon, Delwin, Delwyn, Deylin and Dolan. Other suggested similar names are Allon, Alon, Aymon, Ayron, Byron, Dagon, Dajon, Dalton, Damon, Danon, Daron, Davon, Daymon, Dayson, Deion, Dejon, Delmon, Delos, Delron, Delton, Delvon, Deon, Deron, Devlon, Devon, Deyon, Dion, Dixon, Don, Doron, Dyson, Eilon, Elon, Eynon, Eyton, Gaylon, Gilon, Hylton, Ilon, Jalon, Kyron, Lyon, Lyron, Mylton (see Milton), Myron, Ryon, Symon, Syon, Talon, Taylon, Tymon, Tynon, Tyron and Waylon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dylon.

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