What does Landon mean?
Landon /lan-don/ [2 sylls.] 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".
Related boy name: Langdon.Kreatif forms: Lardon. [more]
How popular is Landon?
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%, ▼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.