Lennon

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
11k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Lennon

"Lennon" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Dear one". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. English rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)
Wiktionary

Anglicized from Irish Ó Leannáin (“descendant of Lover (Leannán)”) and from Ó lonáin (“descendant of Blackbird (Lonán)”).

  1. A surname​, notably of John Lennon (1940–1980), one of the Beatles.
  2. A male given name, modern transferred use of the surname.

Notable Persons Named Lennon

Lennon Parham is an actress, comedienne, and writer. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Lennon was born on October 26th, 1976 in Lilburn, Georgia, U.S.

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Lennon Murphy is a musician. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Lennon was given the name Lennon Anne Murphy on March 31st, 1982 in Ronkonkoma, New York, U.S. Lennon is also known as Lennon.

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Lennon is a soccer player for the Desportivo Brasil, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, União Agrícola Barbarense Futebol Clube, and Real Monarchs. Lennon was born on October 2nd, 1991 in Franca.

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Lennon Verdant is an athlete for the Northern United All Stars.

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Lennon Michael is an athlete for the FC Concordia (Saint Martin).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lennon

John Lennon was a musician. He holds the title Give Peace a Chance and Imagine. He was most active from 1957 to present. John was given the name John Winston Lennon on October 9th, 1940 in Liverpool, England. He passed away on December 8th, 1980.

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Sean Lennon is a rock music, pop music, experimental rock, and psychedelic rock musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, bass, piano, drums, synthesizer, and Omnichord. His most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Sean was given the name Sean Taro Ono Lennon on October 9th, 1975 in New York City.

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Julian Lennon is a rock music musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Piano, Drum kit, Harmonica, Banjo, and Vocals. He was most active from 1984 to present. Julian was given the name John Charles Julian Lennon on April 8th, 1963 in Liverpool. Julian is also known as Jules and Jude.

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Cynthia Lennon was a famous individual. Cynthia was given the name Cynthia Powell on September 10th, 1939 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She breathed her last breath on April 1st, 2015.

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Aaron Lennon is a soccer player for the Everton F.C., Leeds United F.C. Reserves, Youth Team, Leeds United F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., England national under-17 football team, England national under-19 football team, and England national under-21 football team. Aaron was born on April 16th, 1987 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Neil Lennon is a soccer player for the Bolton Wanderers F.C., Manchester City F.C. Reserves, Academy, Glenavon F.C., Manchester City F.C., Crewe Alexandra F.C., Leicester City F.C., Celtic F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Northern Ireland national under-21 football team, and N. Neil was born on June 25th, 1971 in Lurgan.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 0 5
1918 8 0 8
1919 8 0 8
1920 9 0 9
1921 5 0 5
1922 12 0 12
1924 12 0 12
1925 12 0 12
1926 5 0 5
1927 6 0 6
1928 7 0 7
1929 9 0 9
1930 9 0 9
1932 5 0 5
1933 9 0 9
1935 10 0 10
1936 9 0 9
1937 8 0 8
1938 14 0 14
1940 9 0 9
1941 10 0 10
1942 9 0 9
1943 10 0 10
1944 11 0 11
1945 8 0 8
1946 15 0 15
1947 11 0 11
1948 13 0 13
1949 14 0 14
1950 11 0 11
1951 14 0 14
1952 13 0 13
1953 11 0 11
1954 16 0 16
1955 17 0 17
1956 13 0 13
1957 12 0 12
1958 12 0 12
1959 6 0 6
1960 15 0 15
1961 12 0 12
1962 8 0 8
1963 10 0 10
1964 8 0 8
1965 18 0 18
1966 6 0 6
1967 16 0 16
1968 20 0 20
1969 21 0 21
1970 12 0 12
1971 13 0 13
1972 14 0 14
1973 13 0 13
1974 12 0 12
1975 11 0 11
1976 12 0 12
1977 10 0 10
1978 15 0 15
1979 9 0 9
1980 15 0 15
1981 54 6 48
1982 22 0 22
1983 22 0 22
1984 26 0 26
1985 17 0 17
1986 28 5 23
1987 23 0 23
1988 25 0 25
1989 16 0 16
1990 17 0 17
1991 30 5 25
1992 26 5 21
1993 30 0 30
1994 25 5 20
1995 47 7 40
1996 48 7 41
1997 54 10 44
1998 32 8 24
1999 45 6 39
2000 54 7 47
2001 95 16 79
2002 107 33 74
2003 113 15 98
2004 128 30 98
2005 127 23 104
2006 167 35 132
2007 224 45 179
2008 265 66 199
2009 274 63 211
2010 302 81 221
2011 416 114 302
2012 404 133 271
2013 567 273 294
2014 761 402 359
2015 1,045 605 440
2016 1,095 649 446

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Popularity of Lennon as a first name

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Popularity of Lennon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lennon U.S.
  White 79.90% 64.26%
  African American 14.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.29% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lennon

People with the last name Lennon are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lennon

  • How Popular is the name Lennon? Lennon is the 2,942nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lennon was the 3,343rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lennon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,398 babies born with the first name Lennon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lennon to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lennon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lennon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lennon is Wednesday, November 1st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Lennon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lennon was in 2016 with a total of 649 babies.
  • Random Lennon Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lennon ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 21 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Lennon: Your name in reverse order is Nonnel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eolnnn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lennon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,720 people with the last name Lennon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lennon? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Lennon as their last name.

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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