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pinWhat does Jolyon mean?

Jolyon /joly-on/ 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".

Affiliated boy name: Julius.


Jolyon has 3 relations via Julian: Julien, Julio and Julyan.

Kreatif forms: Jalyon, Jonlyon, Julyon. [more]

pinHow popular is Jolyon?

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) and Julien (#676) are the prominent related forms of Jolyon (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Jolyon were popular as baby names in the year 2008 (average #299) and are somewhat less widespread today (#371, 10.2% less), with the version Julius becoming less trendy. Julian has historically been the top pick of parents, although Julio seems to be gaining popularity too. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Jolyon is alike in pronunciation to Gellion, Jaelan, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jailin, Jaillen, Jaillin, Jailon, Jalan, Jalen, Jalenn, Jalon, Jaylan, Jaylen, Jaylin, Jaylon and Jaylonn. Other suggested similar baby names are Bolton, Colson, Colton, Colyn, Jalin, Johon, Jonson, Jordon, Joron, Jovon, Juliano, Kolton and Nolyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jolyon.