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Boy Name: Dillon

Name: Dillon
Pronunciation: \d(il)-lon\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Dillon's also a girl name)
Meaning: like a lion; loyal
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Dallon, Dallin, Dallan, Dalon, Dallen, Daylon, Delon, Deleon, Dyllan, Tallon
Variant forms: Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllon, Dylon
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 964
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 825


Dillon \d(il)-lon\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dillon), is pronounced DIL-un. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dillon is "like a lion; loyal". Sounds like Dylan. Name of a hippy on BBC's TV show "Magic Roundabout". Actor Matt Dillon.

Dillon has 6 variant forms: Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllon and Dylon.

Baby names that sound like Dillon are Dallon, Dallin, Dallan, Dalon, Dallen, Daylon, Delon, Deleon, Dyllan and Tallon.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dillon.


Dillon is a somewhat popular first name for men (#964 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#825 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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