First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Gon

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Gon?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gon mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Gon

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Louisiana, United States says the name Gon means "One of a good heart and a loyal nature." and is of Japanese origin.
Other origins: Dutch and Mongolian

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Gon to us below

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
(imp. & p. p.) of Go.

Compare Middle English gon, dialectal gan, Dutch gaan.


  1. (rail transport) Abbreviation of gondola car.

    gon was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Breton, Japanese, Middle English, Scottish Gaelic, and Sranan Tongo

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Gon

    Zhenli Ye Gon is a businessman. Zhenli was born on January 31st, 1963 in Shanghai, China.


    Nam was born in 1471. He left this life on March 10th, 1527.


    Cornelia was born on November 23rd, 1644. She left this life on January 25th, 1701.


    Park Gon is a soccer player for the Avispa Fukuoka. Park was born on July 11th, 1990 in South Korea.


    Taika was born on June 2nd, 1906 in Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk, South Korea. He died on October 10th, 1971.


    She was most active from 1526 to 1532. Shwe was born as the child of Mingyi Swa of Prome in Pyay.


    Where is the name Gon popular?

    View popular names by state or region.

    Popularity of Gon as a last name

    The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Gon as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in California, New York, or Arizona.

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Gon U.S.
      White 16.51% 64.26%
      African American 3.11% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.01% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 1.91% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 55.02% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Gon

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

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Gon

    • How Popular is the name Gon? As a last name Gon was the 50,106th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Gon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gon is Saturday, September 5th, 1885.
    • How unique is the name Gon? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Gon: Your name in reverse order is Nog. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gon. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Gon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 418 people with the last name Gon.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gon as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

    What Gons Have Visited This Page?

    Name poster for Gon

    Name poster for Gon(click to save the high quality version)

    Most Popular Names

    All Name Lists

    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
    • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.