What does Lon mean?
Lon /lon/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys. Lon's name origins are Old German and Latin, and the meaning of the name Lon is "ready for battle; from Laurentum; strong, warlike". Lon is a variant form of Alonzo (Old German): Italian and Spanish transcription of Alphonse. Lon is also a form of Lawrence (Latin). Lon is also used as a form of Lonnie (Old German) and Lunn (Irish, Gaelic).
Lon▼ has 25 more relations via Alonzo, Lawrence, Lonnie, Lunn: Alonso▲, Laranz, Larenz, Larry▼, Lars, Lauren▼, Lawry, Lenci, Lonell, Lonnell, Lonny▼, Lorance, Lorant, Loren▼, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencz, Lorens, Lorentz, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lorin, Loritz, Lorrenz and Lorry.Kreatif forms: Lonca, Lonst. [more]
How popular is Lon?
Lon is a somewhat popular first name for men (#800 out of 1220, Top 66%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#60390 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Lon for boys. Lon reached its highest position of #234 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Lon are Lorenzo (#227 a year ago), Lawrence (#462), Larry (#510), Alonzo (#525), Alonso (#708), Lorenz, Lorin, Loren, Lars, Lauren, Lonnie and Lonny. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4468%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1975%, 55.8% less), with forms such as Larry, Lawrence, Lonnie, Lonny and Lauren becoming somewhat outmoded. Alonso (#708) is the most chic baby name here. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Lon and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Lon▼ is alike in pronunciation to Lane▲, Len▼, Lenn, Leon▼, Leone, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lyn, Lynn▼ and Lyon. Other recommended similar baby names are Con, Don▼, Eon, Ion, Jon▼, Lem▼, Lino, Lioni, Long, Lorn, Lot, Lou▼, Loy▼, Ron▼, Ton and Von. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lon.