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London - Meaning of London

What does London mean?

Meaning of the name LondonLondynLondenLondunLandenLantanLantonLandonLandanLandinLandyn

[ 2 syll. lon-don, lo-nd-on ] The baby girl name London is also used, though less commonly, as a boy name. It is pronounced LAHNDahN †. London's origin and use are both in the English language. The name London means 'from London'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name. See London for more information.

Forms of London include the names Londen, Londun, and Londyn.

See also the related category geographic.

London is a popular baby girl name, and it is also regarded as rather trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2013, 0.179% of baby girls were named London. It had a ranking of #85 then. In 2016, it ranked at #131 with a usage of 0.122%, and it was the most popular out of all girl names in its family. London was 29% more frequently used than the next ranked name, Londyn, in 2016. In the last century London has mainly been a baby girl name. There were 7 times more baby girls than boys who were named London in 2015.

Baby names that sound like London include Landan, Landen, Landin, Landon, Landyn, Leontin, Leontyne, Linton, Londyn, Lundan, Lundyn, Lundynn, Lundynne, Lyntan, Leontine, Léontine, and Leontina.

† Pronunciation for London: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"


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