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What does Nealon mean?

Nealon Pronunciation of Nealon [nealon] as a boys' name means "champion". Nealon is a version of Neil (Irish, Gaelic): Scottish variation of Niall.

Associated with: champion.


Nealon has 1 variant: Neilan.

12 more related forms via Neil: Neal, Neale, Neall, Nealle, Neel, Neile, Neill, Neille, Neils, Nels, Nial and Niall.

Creative forms:
(male) Newalon, ..


Middle name pairings:
Nealon Fredy (N.F.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Neil (#639 in recent rankings), Neal (#1212), Neel (#1652), Niall, Nels, Neill and Neale are the prominent alternative forms of Nealon (not ranked). Other forms, like Neille, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Nealon was widespread among parents 7 decades ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much diminished, with versions such as Nels falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neal, Neale, Neel, Neil, Neill in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nels, Niall in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nealon is pronounced similarly to Nalin, Newlin, Nolan, Nolen, Nolin, Nollan and Nolyn. Other recommended names are Aaron, Alon, Baron, Beacon, Beamon, Beemon, Bevvon (see Bevan), Canon, Cleavon, Conlon, Dalon, Davon, Deacon, Deavon, Delon, Delton, Deon, Deron, Devlon, Devron, Dexton, Dyllon, Eaton, Faron, Galton, Garon, Haakon, Hedeon, Jalon, Jaxon, Jaylon, Jeron, Kadon, Kanon, Kealan, Kealon, Keaton, Keiron, Keldon, Kellton, Kennon, Kevon, Ladon, Leedon, Mabon, Mellon, Naldo, Naren, Navon, Nealson, Neilson, Nelson, Nevon, Newall, Newton, Peyton, Seaton, Seeton, Seton, Sexton, Shanon, Shavon, Shaylon, Talmon, Talon, Tharon, Verlon and Waldon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nealon.

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