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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eon

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  • According to a user from Virginia, United States, the name Eon is of Unknown origin and means "Everlasting being of ultimate power".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. An immeasurable or infinite space of time; eternity; a long space of time; an age."The eons of geological time." [Huxley.]
  2. [Gnostic Philos] One of the embodiments of the divine attributes of the Eternal Being."Among the higher Æons are Mind, Reason, Power, Truth, and Life." [Am. Cyc.]

Note: Eons were considered to be emanations sent forth by God from the depths of His grand solitude to fulfill various functions in the material and spiritual universe.

Etymology: L. aeon, fr. Gr. a'iwn space or period of time, lifetime, age; akin to L. aevum. See Age

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  1. (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
  2. An immeasurably long period of time ("oh, that happened eons ago")
  3. The longest division of geological time

From Ancient Greek αἰών (aiṓn, “age”).

  1. (US) Eternity.
  2. A period of 1,000,000,000 years.
  3. (geology) The longest time period used in geology.
  4. (US, informal, hyperbolic) A long period of time.
    It's been since we last saw each other.
  5. (Gnosticism, usually spelled aeon or æon) A spirit being emanating from the Godhead.

eon was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian, Serbo-Croatian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Eon

Eon is a comics character.


Eon McKai is an adult film director. His ongoing career started in 2004. Eon was born in 1979.


He breathed his last breath in 1150.


Eon was born on January 28th, 1938.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eon

Lee Eon was an actor, model (people), and model. He was most active from 1999 to 2008. Lee was given the name Park Sang-min on February 5th, 1981 in South Korea. Lee is also known as 이언 (hangul); Lee Uhn (alt romanization); Park Sang-min (birth name). He died on August 21st, 2008.


Eon is a comics character.


Kim was born in 1973.


Daniel Eon is a soccer player for the FC Nantes and France national football team. Daniel was born on December 20th, 1939 in Saint-Nazaire, France.


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Popularity of Eon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Eon U.S.
  White 77.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Eon

People with the last name Eon are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Eon

  • How Popular is the name Eon? Eon is the 21,691st most popular name of all time. As a last name Eon was the 135,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Eon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 301 babies born with the first name Eon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eon to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Eon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eon is Monday, October 18th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Eon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eon was in 2017 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eon: Your name in reverse order is Noe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eon. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Eon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 124 people with the last name Eon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Eon? Eon is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.