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What does Jolyon mean?

Jolyon \j(o)-lyon, jol-yon\ as a boys' name. Variant of Julian (Latin) "young". Literary: Jolyon Forsyte is a character in John Galsworthy's series of novels, "The Forsyte Saga".

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


Variations

Jolyon has 7 related variations via Julian: Jules, Juliano, Julianus, Julien, Julio, Julius and Julyan.


Popularity

Jolyon is an uncommon given name for men and also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Jolyon and related names. Julian (#47 a year ago), Julius (#309), Julio (#452), Julien (#676) and Jules are the prominent related forms of Jolyon (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 and are now significantly less widespread, with the versions Jules and Julius becoming less trendy. Julian (#47), Julien (#676) and Julio (#452) are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, with Julian having a rekindling in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jules, Julian, Julien, Julio, Julius in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Julian, Julius outside U.S.


Similar Names

Jolyon is alike in pronunciation to Jalon. Like Jolyon, this name is not frequently used.

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