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pinWhat does Lyon mean?

Lyon /ly-on/ as a boys' 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: Lyons.

Affiliated boy name: Leo.

Kreatif forms: Lalyon, Lyonla, Lyonne. [more]

pinHow popular is Lyon?

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 statistics of the boy name Lyon and corresponding names. The only popular variation form of Lyon (not in Top 1000) is Leo (#97 from recent data). This form of Lyon reached the peak of its popularity during the years 1890-1899 (#43) and has become much less popular since (#97, 5.6% less). (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leo in U.S.

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

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Lyon is pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Len, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn, Lyn and Lynn. Other recommended similar baby names are Adon, Alon, Amon, Aron, Aryon, Avon, Aymon, Ayron, Bron, Bryon, Con, Deyon, Dion, Don, Dyson, Egon, Eion, Ekon, Eon, Eron, Eton, Eynon, Huon, Ilon, Ion, Ivon, Kyron, Lakon, Laron, Lavon, Ledon, Leron, Levon, Lidon, Lioni, Liron, Long, Lorn, Loron, Lot, Lou, Lyam, Lyndon, Lyron, Lytton, Myron, Oron, Oryon, Rion, Ron, Ryon, Sion, Symon, Syon, Toon, Tymon, Tynon, Yvon and Zion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lyon.