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What does Huon mean?

Huon Pronunciation of Huon [huon] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Huon is "God is gracious". Variant of John, probably via Juan.

Associated with: gracious.


23 different relations via John, Juan: Ean, Eian, Eion, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Hanno, Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Iwan, Jan, Jean, Jian, Johon, Jon, Jona, Juan, Juwan and Sean.

Creative forms:
(male) Hoon, Huoni, ..

(female) Huna, Husan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Huon Leander (H.L.), ..

How popular is Huon?

Huon is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#134929 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. John (#26 a year ago), Evan (#67), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Ivan (#138), Sean (#211), Jon (#737), Ean (#977), Jean (#1190), Gian (#1221), Ewan (#1284), Hans (#1411), Jan (#1677), Iain, Juwan, Euan and Eian are the popular related forms of Huon (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jian, are uncommon. These forms of Huon were favored as baby names in the 1880s (adoption of 8.34%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 1.64%, down 80%), with forms such as Hans becoming somewhat outmoded. Ivan, Ian and Ean are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Eian, Evan, Ewan, Gian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Jan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jean, John, Jon, Juan, Juwan, Sean in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Iain, Ian outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of John, Sean outside U.S.

Similar Names

Huon is alike in pronunciation to Han, Hein, Heine and Hywyn. Other recommended names are Adon, Alon, Amon, Aron, Auron, Avon, Bron, Con, Deon, Dion, Don, Edon, Egon, Ekon, Elon, Eon, Eron, Eton, Hacon, Hadon, Hakon, Haron, Hern, Hob, Honi, How, Hube, Hudson, Huey, Hugh, Hugo, Hume, Hump, Hunt, Husni, Huston, Hutton, Huw, Ilon, Ion, Ivon, Keon, Leon, Lion, Lon, Lyon, Odon, Oron, Rion, Ron, Ryon, Sion, Syon, Ton, Toon, Von, Yukon, Yvon and Zion. These names tend to be more commonly used than Huon.

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