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What does Long mean?

Long Pronunciation of Long [long] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Long is "tall".

Associated with: old english.


Long has 1 variant: Lang.

Creative forms:
(male) Laung, Lung, ..

(female) Loke, Lone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Long Yazan (L.Y.), ..

How popular is Long?

Long is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1157 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#86 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Long was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #1102 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Long name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Long is alike in pronunciation to Lange. Other suggested similar names are Bing, Ing, King, Land, Lane, Len, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Lin, Linc, Lind, Link, Linn, Lino, Lion, Lioni, Lock, Lodge, Loeb, Loew, Loki, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lonny, Lonza, Lonzo, Lord, Loring, Lorn, Lorne, Lot, Lou, Lowe, Loy, Loyd, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn, Lyon, Lyons, Ring and Young. These names tend to be less commonly used than Long.

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