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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.

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.

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Popularity of Lyon

Lyon is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1117 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lyon name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Lyon with its variant form and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Lyon name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Lyon outside U.S.