What does Nealon mean?
Nealon \ne(a)-lon\ as a boys' name. Nealon's roots are Irish and Gaelic, and Nealon means "champion". Nealon is a derivative of Neil (Irish, Gaelic): Scottish variant of Niall. A name for boys that is not predominantly used.
Nealon has 1 variant: Neilan.
Nealon is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#15101 out of 88799, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Neil (#655 in 2014), Oneal, Niles, Nels, Neal and Niall are the prominent alternative forms of Nealon (#unlisted). Usage of these boy names was at its highest during the years 1890-1899 and is now much less, with the versions Neil, Nels and Neal 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)