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What does Eamon mean?

Eamon Pronunciation of Eamon 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, wealthy, protector (defender)


VARIANTS Amon, Aimon, Aymon, Eames, Eaman, Eamann, Eamonn


RELATIONS VIA EDMUND Eadmund, Edmon, Edmond, Edmonde, Edmondo, Edmwnd, Eumann, Odon

(male) Ermon, ..

(female) Eamia, ..

Eamon Brennan (E.B.), ..

How popular is Eamon?

Eamon is an unusual given name for males. Eamon is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Eamon entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1082 in the U.S. in the year 2016. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Amon, Edmon, Edmond, Edmund (#1039 A YEAR AGO) and Emmons are the popular variation forms of Eamon (#1082) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Edmonde, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Eamon was more pronounced during the years 1910-1919 (AVERAGE #1205) and has become significantly diminished since (#1686, 87%), with versions like Edmund becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eamon, Amon, Edmon, Edmond, Edmund, Emmons in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eamon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eamon is pronounced similarly to Aimone, Aman, Amin, Ammon, Amyn, Ayman, Eman, Iman, Wyman, Yamin and Yemin. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaron, Baron, Beamon, Camron, Canon, Daemon, Dagon, Daimon, Dajon, Dalon, Damion, Damon, Damyon, Danon, Davon, Eaden, Ean, Eann, Eaton, Eatton, Edson, Efron, Egmont, Eilon, Einon, Ekon, Eldon, Elon, Eon, Ermin, Eron, Esmond, Eton, Eynon, Faxon, Garmon, Garon, Hadon, Haimon, Haron, Jalon, Jamon, Jaron, Javon, Jaxon, Kadon, Kaemon, Kamdon, Kanon, Kason, Ladon, Lakon, Laron, Macon, Mason, Paton, Ramon, Salmon, Samson, Saxon, Talon, Tamson, Taron and Tavon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eamon.

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