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London - A unique female name



  Oct 22,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

London appeared on the charts for the first time in 1969 on position #2730. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named London and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name London? 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 London. The baby girl name London was given to 3,156 baby girls in 2012, ranking #94 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 448 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. London peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2012 on position 94.



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London is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? London is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #16 - and is the least popular in Oregon at position #368.

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 London is where you live.


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London origin and meaning

London is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named London, pop culture references for the name London and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to London

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

Londyn / Londynn / Lundyn / Leontine / Landyn / Linden / Landon / Londen / Landen / Lunden /

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
201294
201194
2010108
2009122
2008158
2007284
2006346
2005531
2004653
2003775
2002824
2001855
2000818
1999883
19981005
1997994
19961059
19951091
1994999
19931338
19921260
19911232
19901397
19891696
19881690
19871881
19862059
19853645
19813461
19772220
19722802
19692730

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia16
District of Columbia23
Mississippi27
Alabama28
Louisiana29
Maryland29
South Carolina41
North Carolina42
Tennessee49
Arkansas53
Michigan55
Delaware60
Illinois67
Florida71
Virginia75
Ohio84
New York90
Connecticut96
Texas101
Oklahoma102
Missouri103
New Jersey118
Kentucky119
Pennsylvania125
Utah128
Nevada134
Indiana137
Alaska149
Nebraska149
Iowa158
Montana161
California169
Arizona178
Kansas190
Colorado194
Massachusetts204
West Virginia248
Washington250
Minnesota255
Wisconsin270
Idaho270
Oregon368

Even more about London


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 London a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name London?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name London
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 448
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1969
2012 births +3,156

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