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Dylon is a unique alternative to the popular Dylan. It still originates from Welsh mythology, however. Though once popular in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, Dylon is not just over a top 4,000 name.

Meaning of the name Dylon:

Welsh: son of the sea

Origin of the name Dylon:

Dylon is a spelling variation of the baby name Dylan. Dylan was a mythological hero who was slain by his uncle Govannon, according to Welsh legend. The name comes from the Welsh words “dy” and “llanw.”

Symbolism of the name Dylon:

The baby name Dylon means “son of the sea” in Welsh tradition. The word “dy” means “great” and “llanw” means “tide” or “flow.” Together, the meaning would be “great tide,” but Dylan was a hero as strong as the sea.

Style of the name Dylon:


Gender of the name Dylon:

Dylon is a unique name for boys or girls. It is slightly more popular for males, however.

Pronunciation of the name Dylon:


Number of syllables in the name Dylon:


Emotion evoked from the name Dylon:

Dylon is unique and youthful. This spelling adds a trendiness as well.

Alternative spellings for the name Dylon:

Nicknames for the name Dylon:

  • Dyl
  • Lonnie
  • Lonny
  • Lonni
  • Dylli
  • Dyllie

Popularity of the name Dylon:

Dylon became a top 1,000 option in 1991 at rank 794. It was no longer a top 1,000 option after 2005 when it was number 980. As of 2021, Dylon is number 4,208.

Related names for the name Dylon:

Great middle names for Dylon and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Dylon:

No celebrities use the baby name Dylon.

Dylons in popular culture:

There are no popular culture references to the name Dylon.

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