[ 1 syll. lon, lo-n ] The baby boy name Lon is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is LAAN †. Lon is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Gothic, Latin, Germanic, Irish Gaelic, and Irish origins. From Irish Gaelic roots, its meaning is fierce, strong.
Lon is also an English variant of the name Laurence (English and French).
Lon is also an English variant of the name Leonard (English, German, and Polish).
Lon is also an English variant of the name Louis (English and French).
Lon is also a variant of the name Lunn.
Lon is a rare baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.021% of baby boys were given the name Lon. Its ranking then was #383. The baby name has since suffered a steep fall in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Lon, Louis was the most popular. In the past century Lon has predominantly been a baby boy name.
† Pronunciation for Lon: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Lon is Actor, Lon Chaney, born Leonidas Frank Chaney, April 1, 1883 - August 26, 1930, Colorado Springs, Colorado.