London - Meaning of London

What does London mean?

[ 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 categories, english and geographic.

London is a popular baby girl name. 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 2018, it ranked at #180 with a usage of 0.088%, and it was the most popular out of all girl names in its family. London was 3.271% more frequently used than the next ranked name, Londyn, in 2018. In the last century London has mainly been a baby girl name. There were 8 times more baby girls than boys who were named London in 2017.

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)"

Meaning of London Meaning of Londen Meaning of Londun Meaning of Londyn Meaning of Londen Meaning of London Meaning of Londyn
Baby Name Explorer for London

London Popularity Charts

blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name