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Lyon meaning and name origin
Lyon \l-yon\ as a boy's name is of French origin, and the meaning of Lyon is "lion". Also possibly a place name: the city of Lyons, France.
Lyon has 1 variant form: Lyons.
For more information, see also the related name Leo.
Baby names that sound like Lyon are Lon, Lion, Leon, Lynn and Lyn.
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Popularity of Lyon
Lyon is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1117 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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