Mahlon - Meaning of Mahlon
[ 2 syll. ma-hlon, mah-l-on ] The baby boy name Mahlon is pronounced Maa-LaaN †. Mahlon has its origins in the Hebrew language and it is used largely in English. Biblical name: The name Mahlon means 'mild'. In the Bible, Mahlon was the first husband of Ruth.
Mahlon is a variant form of the English and French Marlon in the English language.
Mahlon is rare as a baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1919, 0.009% of baby boys were named Mahlon. It had a ranking of #622 then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is of only irregular use today. In 2018, out of the family of boy names directly related to Mahlon, Marlon was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Mahlon include Maelon, Mahlin, Mahlyn, Malen, Mallin, Mallone, Mallyn, Malyn, Manolón, Meallán, Melin, Mellin, Mellyn, Melwenn, Melwenne, Melwin, Melwine, Melwyn, Melwynn, and Melwynne.
† Pronunciation for Mahlon: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"