Landon

Landon - A popular male name



  Dec 10,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Landon, meaning long hill, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1914 on position #917. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Landon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Landon? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Landon. The baby boy name Landon was given to 9,296 baby boys in 2012, ranking #34 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 177 baby boys were given this name - making this a popular male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Landon peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2010 on position 32.



Famous with this name

Christopher Landon
Landon Liboiron
Aaron R Landon


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Landon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Landon is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #6 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #128.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Landon is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Landon is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Landon goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other boys in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Landon origin and meaning

Landon is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means long hill. To see famous people named Landon, pop culture references for the name Landon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Landon

We've found the following names that sound similar to Landon, sorted by popularity.

Landen / Landyn / London / Lyndon / Landin / Landan / Linton / Linden / Lenton / Lynden /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201234
201134
201032
200936
200844
200749
200650
200561
200486
200397
2002142
2001195
2000198
1999196
1998203
1997203
1996216
1995237
1994251
1993255
1992274
1991283
1990324
1989313
1988308
1987318
1986313
1985326
1984327
1983321
1982326
1981360
1980424
1979403
1978470
1977530
1976549
1975581
1974707
1973917
1972761
1971813
1970855
1969774
19681058
19671040
19661024
19651057
19641057
1963974
19621226
19611139
19601336
19591368
19581176
19571529
19561381
19551678
19541367
19531295
19521229
19511324
19501267
19491650
19481003
19471215
19451278
19441051
19431439
19421106
19411384
19401054
19391056
19381063
1937716
1936430
1935873
19331418
19321147
1930876
19291262
19281006
19271195
19261048
19251855
1924983
19231005
1922902
19211004
19201245
19191098
19181544
19161050
1914917

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia6
Tennessee9
Missouri10
Louisiana11
Kentucky12
Michigan16
Mississippi16
Indiana17
Arkansas17
North Carolina17
Iowa17
Alabama18
Wyoming18
South Carolina18
Ohio19
Kansas21
Oklahoma21
Wisconsin22
Georgia23
Montana23
North Dakota23
Vermont27
Nebraska29
Idaho30
Virginia30
Maryland30
Colorado30
Minnesota31
Pennsylvania32
Maine33
Oregon35
Delaware35
New Hampshire36
Hawaii36
Alaska37
South Dakota37
Florida38
Washington41
Nevada44
Illinois47
Utah51
Connecticut56
Texas56
Rhode Island57
New Mexico59
Arizona61
Massachusetts71
New Jersey74
New York77
California81
District of Columbia128

Even more about Landon


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Landon a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Landon?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Landon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 177
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1914
2012 births +9,296

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