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Landon

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How popular is the baby name Landon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 6 0 6
1883 6 0 6
1884 6 0 6
1885 5 0 5
1886 5 0 5
1887 7 0 7
1892 9 0 9
1893 7 0 7
1894 5 0 5
1895 6 0 6
1898 7 0 7
1899 8 0 8
1900 7 0 7
1902 5 0 5
1903 9 0 9
1904 6 0 6
1907 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1909 10 0 10
1910 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1912 11 0 11
1913 21 0 21
1914 30 0 30
1915 28 0 28
1916 37 0 37
1917 24 0 24
1918 25 0 25
1919 36 0 36
1920 31 0 31
1921 43 0 43
1922 42 0 42
1923 49 0 49
1924 38 0 38
1925 17 0 17
1926 35 0 35
1927 36 0 36
1928 37 0 37
1929 29 0 29
1930 39 0 39
1931 20 0 20
1932 35 0 35
1933 18 0 18
1934 19 0 19
1935 46 0 46
1936 173 0 173
1937 60 0 60
1938 31 0 31
1939 35 0 35
1940 41 0 41
1941 25 0 25
1942 39 0 39
1943 39 5 34
1944 35 0 35
1945 23 0 23
1946 29 0 29
1947 31 0 31
1948 36 0 36
1949 24 0 24
1950 39 0 39
1951 38 0 38
1952 41 0 41
1953 30 0 30
1954 29 0 29
1955 26 0 26
1956 30 0 30
1957 37 0 37
1958 33 0 33
1959 34 0 34
1960 49 0 49
1961 60 0 60
1962 59 0 59
1963 66 0 66
1964 68 0 68
1965 72 0 72
1966 63 0 63
1967 66 0 66
1968 69 0 69
1969 110 0 110
1970 108 0 108
1971 107 0 107
1972 111 0 111
1973 82 0 82
1974 138 5 133
1975 212 0 212
1976 221 0 221
1977 261 5 256
1978 298 5 293
1979 404 11 393
1980 380 5 375
1981 505 12 493
1982 585 10 575
1983 580 0 580
1984 580 6 574
1985 617 12 605
1986 639 10 629
1987 672 16 656
1988 736 13 723
1989 765 13 752
1990 765 5 760
1991 929 17 912
1992 1,051 15 1,036
1993 1,140 20 1,120
1994 1,178 23 1,155
1995 1,243 18 1,225
1996 1,419 24 1,395
1997 1,561 16 1,545
1998 1,663 20 1,643
1999 1,731 16 1,715
2000 1,784 26 1,758
2001 1,903 23 1,880
2002 2,743 20 2,723
2003 4,437 27 4,410 #97 boy name
2004 5,086 50 5,036 #86 boy name
2005 7,128 23 7,105 #61 boy name
2006 9,592 25 9,567 #50 boy name
2007 9,119 26 9,093 #49 boy name
2008 9,375 27 9,348 #45 boy name
2009 10,178 26 10,152 #36 boy name
2010 10,491 27 10,464 #32 boy name
2011 9,774 29 9,745 #34 boy name
2012 9,358 23 9,335 #35 boy name
2013 8,753 26 8,727 #39 boy name
2014 8,217 12 8,205 #43 boy name
2015 7,928 32 7,896 #46 boy name

Fun Facts about the name Landon

  • How many people with the first name Landon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 139,068 babies born with the first name Landon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Landon to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Landon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Landon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Landon is Wednesday, February 14th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Landon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Landon was in 2010 with a total of 10,464 babies. That's a lot of babies named Landon!
  • Random Landon Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Landon ranks 5th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 298 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Landon: Your name in reverse order is Nodnal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlnado. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Landon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,211 people with the last name Landon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Landon? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Landon as their last name.
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Common last names for Landon

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Moore
  • Haynes
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • Robinson
  • Wood
  • Carter

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Landon U.S.
  White 86.90% 64.26%
  African American 5.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Landon

People with the last name Landon are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Landon

The name "Landon" is of English origin, and it means "From the long hill". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Place names in England, Old English lang (“long”) + dūn (“hill”).

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname.

Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan is a football biography. Landon was born in 1982 in Ontario, California, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Landon

Landon Brown
Landon Clements
Landon Collins
Landon Dowdy
Landon Moss
Landon Ip
Landon Lacrosse
Landon Summer Camp
Landon School

Notable Persons With the Last Name Landon

Michael Landon

Michael Landon is an actor, director, producer, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1956 to 1991. Michael was born in 1936 as Eugene Maurice Orowitz in Queens, New York, U.S.

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What does the name Landon mean?

Lis for life, that you live so well.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Nis for noble, your regal bearing.

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Nis for natural, the genuine side of you.

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