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What does Langston mean?

Langston Pronunciation of Langston as a boys' 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH La-, old english, stone (rock)


VARIANTS Langsden, Langsdon, Langton



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How popular is Langston?

Langston is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1731 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Langston entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #691 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Langston name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Langston outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Branston, Carston, Cranston, Danton, Dunston, Earlston, Easton, Gaston, Hanson, Hansson, Janson, Jansson, Kingston, Kynaston, Landon, Langden, Langdon, Langhorn, Larson, Larsson, Laughton, Lauriston, Lawson, Lawton, Layton, Leighton, Linton, Livingston, Loughton, Lynton, Mannton (see Manton), Manton, Marston, Packston, Ralston, Sanditon, Sanson, Tanson, Tanton, Winston and Wynston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Langston.

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