• <100 Ligon
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Ligon

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  1. accusative singular of ligo

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ligon

Glenn Ligon is an artist in the field of conceptual art. Glenn was born in The Bronx.


Tom Ligon is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1960. Tom was given the name Thomas Bryant Ligon on September 10th, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.


Austin Ligon is an angel investor & former ceo of carmax, angel investor, and angel investor& formerceoofcarmax. Austin was given the name William Austin Ligon in Colorado.


Thomas Watkins Ligon was a Governor of Maryland. He was most active from 1854 to 1858. Thomas was born on May 10th, 1810 in Farmville, Virginia, US. He left this life on January 12th, 1881.


Nina was born on October 8th, 1991 in Bangkok.


William was born on May 29th, 1952. William is also known as Ligon and Bill.


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Popularity of Ligon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ligon U.S.
  White 55.41% 64.26%
  African American 37.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ligon

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Ligon

  • How Popular is the name Ligon? As a last name Ligon was the 5,654th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ligon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ligon is Friday, February 9th, 1883.
  • How unique is the name Ligon? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ligon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ligon: Your name in reverse order is Nogil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iolgn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ligon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,140 people with the last name Ligon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ligon? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Ligon as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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