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Dillon

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Born from the Ocean
  • #859 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Dillon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1892 6 0 6
1895 6 0 6
1911 8 0 8
1912 6 0 6
1913 16 0 16
1914 15 0 15
1915 14 0 14
1916 22 0 22
1917 18 0 18
1918 15 0 15
1919 13 0 13
1920 21 0 21
1921 19 0 19
1922 17 0 17
1923 19 0 19
1924 18 0 18
1925 15 0 15
1926 20 0 20
1927 13 0 13
1928 18 0 18
1929 9 0 9
1930 14 0 14
1931 15 0 15
1932 14 0 14
1933 10 0 10
1934 16 0 16
1935 12 0 12
1936 11 0 11
1937 9 0 9
1938 11 0 11
1939 11 0 11
1940 5 0 5
1941 9 0 9
1942 8 0 8
1943 14 0 14
1944 10 0 10
1945 8 0 8
1946 13 0 13
1947 8 0 8
1948 6 0 6
1949 11 0 11
1950 7 0 7
1951 6 0 6
1952 13 0 13
1953 8 0 8
1954 12 0 12
1955 7 0 7
1956 8 0 8
1957 8 0 8
1959 6 0 6
1960 7 0 7
1961 11 0 11
1962 11 0 11
1963 9 0 9
1964 5 0 5
1965 9 0 9
1966 10 0 10
1967 9 0 9
1968 7 0 7
1969 7 0 7
1970 16 0 16
1971 22 0 22
1972 20 0 20
1973 39 0 39
1974 51 0 51
1975 47 0 47
1976 53 0 53
1977 71 0 71
1978 71 0 71
1979 98 0 98
1980 167 0 167
1981 160 0 160
1982 169 0 169
1983 229 0 229
1984 274 0 274
1985 380 0 380
1986 607 7 600
1987 708 7 701
1988 795 10 785
1989 1,038 11 1,027
1990 1,693 11 1,682
1991 3,649 16 3,633
1992 5,079 20 5,059 #73 boy name
1993 4,313 29 4,284 #90 boy name
1994 3,550 18 3,532
1995 3,049 16 3,033
1996 3,041 18 3,023
1997 2,909 21 2,888
1998 2,856 18 2,838
1999 2,692 10 2,682
2000 2,273 10 2,263
2001 2,155 14 2,141
2002 1,861 14 1,847
2003 2,029 21 2,008
2004 1,980 29 1,951
2005 1,909 14 1,895
2006 1,622 14 1,608
2007 1,568 20 1,548
2008 1,338 30 1,308
2009 1,152 24 1,128
2010 1,068 16 1,052
2011 901 26 875
2012 893 25 868
2013 821 26 795
2014 819 36 783
2015 704 28 676

Want to know about the popularity of the Dillon baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 61,622 babies born with the name Dillon in the United States. That's more than enough Dillons to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dillon" was in 1992 with a total of 5,059 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dillons)

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dillon" ranks #87 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 62 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 2,692 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Dillon popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dillon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dillon as well as things modernly associated with the name Dillon such as celebrities named Dillon.

Welsh

Origin and Meaning of Dillon

The name "Dillon" is of Welsh origin, and it means "Born from the Ocean". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Dillon

Dillon Bus
Dillon Reloading
Dillon Rule
Dillon Texas
Dillon Colorado
Dillon Francis
Dillon Gee
Dillon Taylor
Dillon Meyer

Alternative Meanings

D is for dandy, a description of you!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nollid". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ondill". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Dillon born Jan 8, 1960

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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