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Meaning and name origin

Langston \l(a)-ngs-ton, lan(g)-ston\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Langston is "long stone". Also possibly "long town" or "tall man's town". Author Langston Hughes.


Langston has 3 variant forms: Langsden, Langsdon and Langton.


Langston is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1589 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Langston for boys. Langston reached its highest rank of #748 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Langston name in U.S.

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Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Langdon. Like Langston, this name is not commonly used.