Lon

Lon - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lon, meaning noble, ready, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #742. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lon? 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 Lon. The baby boy name Lon was given to 12 baby boys in 1990, ranking #2134 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 159,080 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lon peaked in popularity 71 years ago in 1948 on position 413.



Famous with this name

Lon Chaney
Lon Bender
Lon Chaney Jr.


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Lon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lon is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,236 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,236.

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 Lon is where you live.


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Lon origin and meaning

Lon is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means noble, ready. To see famous people named Lon, pop culture references for the name Lon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lon

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

Leon / Liam / Lonnie / Lynn / Lane / Lanny / Layne / Lenny / Lonny / Lyman /

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
19902134
19882092
19872405
19841715
19831289
19812387
19801489
19791863
19781648
19771158
19761023
19751307
1974921
1973888
1972883
1971674
1970724
1969715
1968619
1967614
1966639
1965633
1964576
1963598
1962585
1961599
1960554
1959528
1958520
1957522
1956507
1955480
1954498
1953456
1952453
1951444
1950438
1949446
1948413
1947421
1946552
1945578
1944893
1943943
1942794
1941762
1940717
1939942
1938975
1937802
1936896
19351172
19341018
19331333
1932996
1931998
1930754
1929998
19281178
1927994
19261031
19251037
1924861
1923762
19221034
1921745
19201336
1919994
1918847
1917991
1916962
1915762
1914714
1913943
1912742

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1236

Even more about Lon


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 Lon a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Lon?

1 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
1948
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Lon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 159,080
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
1990 births +12

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