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What does Gidon mean?

Gidon Pronunciation of Gidon [gi-don] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the name Gidon means "he who cuts down". Gidon is a variant form of Gideon (Hebrew).


Gidon has 1 variant: Gideone.

2 more alternative forms via Gideon: Gidi and Hedeon.

Creative forms:
(male) Gidone, Gildon, ..

(female) Gida, Gidrun, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gidon Lamar (G.L.), ..

How popular is Gidon?

Gidon is a rare first name for men. Gidon is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gideon (#328 in 2015) is the only prominent varying form of Gidon (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gideone, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Gidon is well-received today (usage of 0.1%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gideon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gidon is pronounced similarly to Godden, Godin, Godwin and Godwyn. Other recommended names are Adon, Aimon, Aldon, Andon, Ardon, Biron, Cadon, Caidon, Dilon, Dion, Dixon, Edon, Eilon, Einon, Eion, Eldon, Garon, Geron, Gian, Gibor, Gibson, Gide, Gildo, Gillon, Gilon, Gilson, Gino, Girvon (see Girvin), Gordon, Guido, Hadon, Jadon, Kadon, Kaidon, Ladon, Ledon, Lidon, Lindon, Lion, Liron, Miron, Nixon, Odon, Ogdon, Rion, Simon, Sion, Tildon, Timon, Zinon, Zion and Zivon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gidon.

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