What does Langston mean?
Langston /lang-ston/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Langston for boys. Langston entered the list in 2013 and reached its apex rank of #748 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Langdon. Like Langston, this name is not commonly used.