What does Talon mean?
Talon /ta-lon/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of English origin. From the word that refers to the large claw of a bird of prey such as a hawk or an eagle.
How popular is Talon?
Talon is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#54766 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Talon for boys. Talon entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #426 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is at #555 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Talen is the only other prominent related form of Talon (#555 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in the year 2006 (usage of 0.3355%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2225%, down 33.7%). Talon (#555) is the most fashionable birth name in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Talon and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)