Dillon is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin, meaning “like a lion” or “loyal”. This 12th-century surname was introduced during what was then the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland. Since then it has become a reliable given name with many different spellings including Dylon, Dilon and Dillen.
Jewish (Eastern Ashkenazi): of uncertain origin; Either an ornamental name of the biblical place name Dilon (Joshua 15:38) or a modified form of Sephardic de León (see Lyon).
Dillon is a baby unisex name, popular primarily in the Christian religion, deriving primarily from Welsh. Dillon’s name meaning is Like a lion, a faithful man.
Dillon is an Irish boy name and the meaning of this name is “Faithful or loyal“.
Dillon: Irish origin, meaning “bearer of hope”. ‘ Kibou: Means ‘hope’ in Japanese.
Dillon is an Irish surname of Breton origin, descending from a cadet branch of Viscomte de Leon in northern Brittany. It first appeared in Ireland with the arrival of Sir Henry de Leon, secretary to Prince John in 1185. Sir Henry married Maud de Courcy, daughter of Sir John de Courcy and Affrica Guðrøðardóttir.
Dillon Origin and Meaning
The name Dillon is both a boy’s and girl’s name of Irish origin, meaning “faithful”. Different origin from Welsh Dylan, but increasingly used as a variant spelling to honor Bob Dylan or Dylan Thomas. Yet the Dylan spelling is found 20 times more often than Dillon.
Dillon is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin, meaning ‘like a lion’ or ‘loyal’. This 12th-century surname was introduced during the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland. It has since become a reliable given name with many spelling variations including Dylon, Dilon and Dillen.
Dillon origin and meaning
The name Dillon is both a boy’s and a girl’s name of Irish origin and means “loyal”. In both the Dillon and Dylan spellings, the usage of these gender-neutral names is roughly ten to one boys to girls.
According to the data, Dillon ranks #683 in terms of most common surnames in America. What is that? The surname Dillon appeared 50,465 times in the 2010 census, and if you asked 100,000 people in the United States, about 17.11 would have the surname Dillon.
DÍOLMHAIN, DÍOLÚN—VIII—Dylun, Dilloun, Dillon; ‘Son of Dillon’ (a Norman-French personal name formed from an old Teutonic personal name Dill, Dillo, Dilli, by adding the French diminutive suffix ‘-on.
Popularity of the name Dillon
The name Dillon stands at #7306 total.
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Agapi: From agape, one of the words used to describe God’s love.