What does Landon mean?
Landon \l(a)-ndon, lan-don\ as a boys' name is pronounced LAN-don. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Landon is "long hill". Place name. Lando is familiar due to the character Lando Calrissian from "Star Wars".
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Langdon.
Landon is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#749 out of 1220, Top 61%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#3806 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Landon for boys. Landon reached its top position of #32 in the U.S. in 2010, and is presently at #43. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Landon (#43 last year) rated in the Top 1000 are Landen (#294 last year), Landyn (#426), Landin and Landan. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2009 (usage of 0.484%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.4474%, down 7.6%). Landon (#43), Landyn (#426) and Landen (#294) are three of the more trendy birth names here, and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Landon. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Landon and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Landon is alike in pronunciation to Linden, Lindon, London, Lynden and Lyndon▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Ladon, Landor, Linton, Lynton and Randon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Landon.