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Meaning and name origin

Lon \lon\ as a boy's name is of Spanish, Italian, Latin, Old German, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Lon is "from Laurentum; ready for battle; strong, warlike". Lon is a variant of Alonzo (Spanish, Italian): variant of Alphonse (Old German) "ready for battle". Also a variant of Lawrence (Latin): Laurentum was a city south of Rome known for its laurel trees. Lon is also used as a variant of Lonnie (Old German), Lunn (Irish, Gaelic).

Lon has 2 variant forms: Lonn, Lonne.


Lon is a somewhat popular first name for males (#800 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lon for boys (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lon and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alonzo, Lawrence, Lon and Lonnie. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alonzo, Lawrence, Lon, Lonnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lon is also pronounced similarly to Lane, Len, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lyn, Lynn and Lyon. Other suggested similar baby names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jon, Lem, Lino, Lioni, Long, Lonny, Lorn, Lot, Lou, Loy, Ron, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lon.


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