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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.


Eamon has 7 variants: Aimon, Amon, Aymon, Eaman, Eamann, Eames and Eamonn.

For more information, see also the related boy name Emmons.

Eamon has 17 more related variations via Edmund: Eadmund, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edmon, Edmond, Edmonde, Edmondine, Edmondo, Edmundo, Edmwnd, Eumann, Ned, Neddie, Odon, Ted and Teddy.


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 (usage of 0.6894%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.0513%, down 92.6%), with versions like Eddie, Edmond, Ned, Ted and Teddy becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edmond, Edmund, Ned, Ted, Teddy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eddie, Teddy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eamon is pronounced similarly to Ammon, Eman and Yamin. Other recommended similar baby names are Damon, Eaton, Einon, Eynon, Jamon and Ramon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eamon.