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The name Dillon has the following meaning:

A man who is loyal, or "Like a lion".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Dillon is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 196 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Dillon fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 28 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 292 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Dillon in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Dillon is pronounced as dil-un


Dillon originates from the Irish language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Dillon and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dillon: Boys - Daithi, Declan, Donell, Dow, Keenan, Girls - Katy, Sheila, Both genders - Cody, Shea


Popular Variants for the name Dillon: Dilan, Dilen, Dilin, Dill, Dillan, Dillee, Dillen, Dillian, Dillien, Dillin, Dillion, Dillun, Dilly, Dillyn, Dilon, Dilun, Dilyn


We think the name Dillon should fall under the following style category: The Wild West.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dillon to be: Funny and carefree chap

In one word, you might describe Dillon as a(n) "carefree" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Dillon (or its variants) are:

Dillon Anderson , born on 14 July, a famous administrator. Dillon Anderson 's background: AU.S. administrator. He served as the National Security Advisor between 1955 and 1956. He also was a member of the Draper Committee.

Dillon Adams Dougherty , born on 17 December, a famous athlete. Dillon Adams Dougherty 's background: An amateur golfer from the United States. He is best known for being the runner-up at the 2005 United States Amateur, losing to Edoardo Molinari 4 and 3 in the final match.

Dillon Boucher , born on 27 December, a famous athlete. Dillon Boucher 's background: A New Zealand basketball player. He is a small forward. Boucher is not known as a point scorer, but coaches rate him extremely highly for his rebounding, high steal count and all around leadership and commitment.
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