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What does Nealon mean?

Nealon /ne-alon/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Nealon's roots are Irish and Gaelic, and Nealon means "champion". Nealon is a version of Neil (Irish, Gaelic): Scottish variation of Niall. Neilon is a conventional last name.


Nealon has 1 variant: Neilan.

Nealon has 16 more related forms via Neil: Neal, Neale, Neall, Nealle, Neel, Neile, Neill, Neille, Neils, Nels, Nial, Niall, Niel, Nile, Niles and Oneal.

Kreatif forms: Nealonne, Nealonnew, Nerlon. [more]

How popular is Nealon?

Nealon is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#13848 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Neil (#655 in 2014), Oneal, Niles, Nels, Neal and Niall are the prominent alternative forms of Nealon (not ranked). Forms like Neall are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3272%) and is now much less (usage 0.0575%, down 82.4%), with the versions Neil, Neal and Nels becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Nealon and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Neal, Neil, Nels, Niles, Oneal in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Neil, Niall outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nealon is pronounced similarly to Nalin and Newlin. Other recommended similar baby names are Kealon and Nealson. Like Nealon, these names are not frequently used.