Meaning and name origin
Lyon has 1 variant form: Lyons.
For more information, see also the related boy name Leo.
Lyon is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1117 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lyon and its variant form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Leo (#97). (2014 statistics).
Lyon is also pronounced similarly to Len▼, Lenn, Leon▼, Leone, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lon▼, Lonn, Lunn, Lyn and Lynn▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Lioni, Lyam, Lyron, Ryon and Syon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lyon.