What does Lyon mean?
Lyon has 1 variant: Lyons.
For more information, see also the related boy name Leo.
Lyon is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#1175 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Lyon and corresponding names. The only popular variation form of Lyon (#unlisted) is Leo (#97 last year). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.957%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.903%, down 5.6%). Leo (#97) is the most fashionable boy name in this list, with this name enjoying a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Lyon is pronounced similarly to Len▼, Lenn, Leon▼, Leone, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lon▼, Lonn, Lunn, Lyn and Lynn▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Lioni, Lyam, Lyron, Ryon and Syon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyon.