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What does Lon mean?

Lon \lon\ as a name for boys. Lon's name origins are Spanish, Italian, Old German, Latin, Irish and Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Lon is "ready for battle; from Laurentum; strong, warlike". Lon is a variant of Alonzo (Spanish, Italian, Old German): variant 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).


Variations

Lon has 2 variants: Lonn and Lonne.

Lon has 25 more related variations 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.


Popularity

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. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

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%, down 55.8%), 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alonso, Alonzo, Larry, Lars, Lauren, Lawrence, Lon, Lonnie, Lonny, Loren in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lorin in U.S.

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


Similar Names

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.

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