Langston - Meaning of Langston
[ 2 syll. lan-(g)(s)ton, la-ngst-on ] The baby boy name Langston is pronounced as LAE-NGZTahN †. Langston is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Old English origins. The meaning of the name is from the tall man's town or estate.
Langston has 20 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions of Langston include Langsden, Langsdon, Langstan, Langsten, Langstin, Langstone, Langstown, Langstun, Langstyn, Langtan, Langten, Langtin, Langton, Langtun, Langtyn, Lankston, Lankstun, Lanston, and Lanstun. The short form Lang is another English variant.
Langston is a rather popular baby boy name, and it is also considered fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2010s; before that, it was of very modest use only. Its usage peaked recently in 2016 with 0.020% of baby boys being given the name Langston. It was #653 in rank then. In 2018, its usage was 0.018% and its ranking #685, and it was the most commonly used among all boy names in its family.
† Pronunciation for Langston: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Langston is Poet, Langston Hughes, born 1 February 1902 - 22 May 1967, Joplin, Missouri.