US Popularity:4606
Other Origin(s):Greek, Irish, Spanish
Meaning:Lion; Brave warrior
Lyon is a boy's name of French origin. Traditionally used as a surname, Lyon means "lion" in ancient Greek and "brave warrior" in Spanish. Journeying through history and possibly originating in France, this name made its way to Britain and Ireland after the Norman Conquest. Here, it became the variant Lyons, which is still a popular surname in these countries today. Lyon may have also emerged from the Irish family name Ó Laighin. With such an adaptable and versatile name, you can encourage baby to be courageous in life and honor your ancient ancestors at the same time.

Lyon Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lyon is currently #2109 on The Bump
Boy:Lyon is currently #634 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lyon is currently #4606 in U.S. births
Boy:Lyon is currently #1367 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 1033
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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