US Popularity:1362
Origin:Irish
Other Origin(s):Welsh, French
Meaning:Loyal, faithful; Sea; Lion
Dillon is a gender-neutral name of Irish origin, “loyal” or faithful." This 12th-century surname was introduced to Ireland during the Anglo-Norman invasion at the time, which is also responsible for its French roots and alternative meaning of "lion." It has since evolved into a reliable first name with many diverse spelling variations, including Dylon, Dilon, and Dillen. Although Dillon and Dylan share the same pronunciation, they have separate origins, with Dylan originating in Wales and meaning “sea.” If you’re looking for a unique take on the popular classic Dylan, Dillon and its related monikers will be an excellent choice for baby.

Dillon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dillon is currently #828 on The Bump
Boy:Dillon is currently #617 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Dillon is currently #454 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dillon is currently #1362 in U.S. births
Boy:Dillon is currently #1527 in U.S. births
Girl:Dillon is currently #5541 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#5541
in 2022
+ 238
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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