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Lon meaning and name origin
Lon \lon\ as a boy's name has the meaning "from Laurentum; ready for battle; strong, warlike" and 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): sinister film actor Lon Chaney. Lon is also a variant of Lunn (Irish, Gaelic).
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.
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Popularity of Lon
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).
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