[ 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.
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.
† 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)"