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What does Lonzo mean?

Lonzo Pronunciation of Lonzo [lon-zo] as a boys' name is pronounced LAHN-zoh. It is of Spanish origin. Short form of Alonzo (Old German) "ready for battle". See also Lanzo.

Associated with: old, battle (war).


Lonzo has 2 variants: Lonza and Lonzell.

8 more related forms via Alonzo, Lanzo: Alanzo, Allonzo, Alohnzo, Alonso, Lanza, Lon, Lonnie and Lonny.

Creative forms:
(male) Linzo, Lonce, ..

(female) Loncey, Lonis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lonzo Simeon (L.S.), ..

How popular is Lonzo?

Lonzo is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#45909 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lonzo was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #526 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Alonzo (#526 from recent data), Alonso (#731), Lonnie (#1426), Lonny, Lon and Alanzo are the popular variation forms of Lonzo. Usage of these forms of Lonzo reached its apex 135 years ago (average #935) and is now much lower (#1526, 78% less usage), with forms like Alonzo becoming somewhat outmoded. Alonzo is the clear favorite, though Alonso has grown popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lonzo, Alanzo, Alonso, Alonzo, Lon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lonnie, Lonny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lonzo is alike in pronunciation to Leoncio and Linzy. Other suggested similar names are Enzo, Fonzo, Kodzo, Lando, Lindo, Lino, London, Long, Lonn, Lonne, Lorenzo, Manzo, Nenzo (see Lorenzo) and Renzo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lonzo.