What does Eamon mean?
Eamon \e(a)-mon\ as a boys' name is pronounced AY-mon. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Eamon is "wealthy protector". Variant of Edmund. The Gaelic forms are Éamon(n) and Éaman(n). Irish President Éamon de Valera.
For more information, see also the related boy name Emmons.
Eamon is an unusual given name for males. Eamon is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Eamon and corresponding names. Ed, Eddie (#590 a year ago), Eddy, Edmond, Edmund, Ned, Ted and Teddy are the popular variation forms of Eamon (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1940-1949 and has become significantly less since, with versions like Eddie, Edmond, Ned, Ted and Teddy becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)