Landon

First Name
146k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
9k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Landon

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

Wiktionary

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

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

Notable Persons Named Landon

Landon Donovan is a soccer player for the IMG Academy, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, San Jose Earthquakes, LA Galaxy, FC Bayern Munich, Everton F.C., United States men's national under-17 soccer team, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, and United States men's national under-23 soccer team. Landon was born on March 4th, 1982 in Ontario, California, United States.

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Landon Liboiron is an actor. He was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Landon was given the name Landon Ryan Liboiron on January 5th, 1992 in Jenner, Alberta.

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Landon Collins is a football player for the New York Giants. Landon was born on January 10th, 1994 in New Orleans.

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Landon Pigg is an easy listening and indie pop actor and singer-songwriter. Landon was born on August 6th, 1983 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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Landon Cassill is a leading individual. Landon was born on July 7th, 1989 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Landon Ferraro is a hockey player for the Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2011 to present. Landon was born on August 8th, 1991 in Trail, British Columbia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Landon

Michael Landon was an actor, director, producer, writer, television director, and television producer. His career lasted from 1956 to 1991. Michael was given the name Eugene Maurice Orowitz on October 31st, 1936 in Queens, New York, U.S. He left this life on July 1st, 1991.

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Alf Landon was a Governor of Kansas. He was most active from 1933 to 1937. Alf was given the name Alfred Mossman Landon on September 9th, 1887 in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, U.S. He died on October 12th, 1987.

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Jennifer Landon is an important individual. She was most active from 1989 to 1989. Jennifer was born Jennifer Landon on August 29th, 1983 in Malibu, California.

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Jr. Michael Landon is an actor, director, writer, and producer. They were most prominent from 1977 to 1977. Jr. was given the name Michael Graham Landon on June 20th, 1964 in Encino, California, U.S.

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Christopher B. Landon is a noteworthy somebody. Christopher was given the name Christopher Beau Landon on February 27th, 1975 in Los Angeles.

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Mark Landon was a notable person. He was most prominent from 1986 to 1997. Mark was given the name Mark Frasier by his parent Michael Landon on October 1st, 1948. He died on May 11th, 2009.

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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 32 0 32
1948 36 0 36
1949 24 0 24
1950 39 0 39
1951 37 0 37
1952 41 0 41
1953 31 0 31
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 220 0 220
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 618 12 606
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 5,087 50 5,037 #86 boy name
2005 7,129 23 7,106 #61 boy name
2006 9,594 25 9,569 #50 boy name
2007 9,119 26 9,093 #49 boy name
2008 9,378 27 9,351 #45 boy name
2009 10,183 26 10,157 #36 boy name
2010 10,495 27 10,468 #32 boy name
2011 9,779 29 9,750 #34 boy name
2012 9,363 23 9,340 #35 boy name
2013 8,758 26 8,732 #39 boy name
2014 8,227 12 8,215 #43 boy name
2015 7,950 32 7,918 #46 boy name
2016 7,040 53 6,987 #53 boy name

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Popularity of Landon as a first name

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Popularity of Landon as a last name

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Common last names for Landon

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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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Fun Facts about the name Landon

  • How Popular is the name Landon? Landon is the 484th most popular name of all time. In 2016 Landon was the 53rd most popular name. As a last name Landon was the 3,844th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Landon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 146,172 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 10,468 babies. That's a lot of babies named Landon!
  • Random Landon Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Landon ranks 66th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 145 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2015.
  • 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 Dnaoln. 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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  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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