What does Eamon mean?
Eamon [ea-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.
Affiliated boy name: Emmons.Creative forms:
(male) Earmon, Ermon, ..
(female) Eamonie, Eamonne, .. Middle name pairings:
Eamon Izaiah (E.I.), ..
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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Eamon for boys. Eamon entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #1137 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #1276 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Eamon and corresponding names. Amon, Edmon, Edmond (#1902 a year ago), Edmund (#1109) and Emmons are the popular variation forms of Eamon (#1276 a year ago) 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 (#1714, ▼87%), with versions like Edmund becoming less trendy.
Eamon is pronounced similarly to Aimone, Aman, Amin, Ammon, Amyn, Ayman, Eman, Iman, Wyman, Yamin and Yemin. Other recommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.