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Fallon is a unique and outgoing unisex baby name. It became popularized after its use in the television show “Dynasty.” The name has only ascended the top 400 list for two years, however, during the time this show was on the air.

Meaning of the name Fallon:

Irish: leader

Origin of the name Fallon:

Fallon was originally an Irish surname. The original name was O Fallamhaim, meaning “descendent of Fallamhan.” It did not become a first name until the 1980s after the introduction of a character in “Dynasty.”

Symbolism of the name Fallon:

Fallon was a more modern Irish surname of the original O Fallamhain. This was a surname for those families who descended from someone named Fallamhan. Fallamhan originally meant “leader,” so Fallon retains that meaning too.

baby name Fallon

Style of the name Fallon:

Modern

Gender of the name Fallon:

Fallon is a unique name for baby girls.

Pronunciation of the name Fallon:

FA-len

Number of syllables in the name Fallon:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Fallon:

Fallon feels young, exuberant, and outgoing. It is a unique name that will make your child stand out from others.

Alternative spellings for the name Fallon:

  • Falen
  • Fallin
  • Fallen
  • Falin
  • Falon
  • Fallonn

Nicknames for the name Fallon:

  • Fal
  • Fall
  • Lonny
  • Lonnie
  • Lon
  • Fally
  • Fallie

Popularity of the name Fallon:

Fallon was a popular name during the 1980s, ranking on the top 400 list in 1982 and 1983, and on the top 500 list in 1984. It remained on the to 1,000 list until 1995 until moving off of the top 1,000 list until 2019. As of the year 2020, Fallon is number 859 overall.

Related names for the name Fallon:

Great middle names for Fallon and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Fallon:

  • Fallon Bowman (singer from band Kittie)
  • Fallon Fox (professional martial artist)

Fallons in popular culture:

  • Fallon Carrington (character in “Dynasty”)
  • Fallon Rogers (character in “The Archers”)
  • Fallon (main character in “Princess of Fire”)
  • Fallon (character in “Barbie and the Twelve Dancing Princesses”)
  • Fallon (main character in “The Valiant” series)