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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mahlon

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  • According to a user from Maryland, United States, the name Mahlon is of Hebrew origin and means "Strength".
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Wiktionary

From Biblical Hebrew מַחְלוֹן (makhlón).

  1. The first husband of Ruth, mentioned in the Book of Ruth in the Bible.
  2. (rare) A male given name of biblical origin.

Notable Persons Named Mahlon

Mahlon Pitney was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Mahlon was born on February 5th, 1858 in Morristown, New Jersey. He left this life on December 9th, 1924.

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Mahlon Romeo is a soccer player for the Millwall F.C., Arsenal F.C., Gillingham F.C., Dover Athletic F.C., Antigua, and Barbuda national football team. Mahlon was born on September 19th, 1995 in Westminster, England.

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Mahlon Dickerson was a Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and Judge of theUnited States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mahlon was born on April 17th, 1770 in Hanover Township, New Jersey. He breathed his last breath on October 5th, 1853.

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Mahlon was born Mahlon Loomis on July 21st, 1826 in Oppenheim, New York. He died on October 13th, 1886.

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Mahlon Clark was a big band. He plays Clarinet, Saxophone, and Flute. His most notable accomplishments were from 1933 to 2007. Mahlon was born on March 7th, 1923 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. He left this life on September 20th, 2007.

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Mahlon Bush Hoagland was a in the field of biochemist. Mahlon was born on October 5th, 1921 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Mahlon is also known as Hoagland and Mahlon Bush. He died in 2009.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 14 0 14
1881 7 0 7
1882 12 0 12
1883 13 0 13
1884 12 0 12
1885 6 0 6
1886 9 0 9
1887 6 0 6
1888 8 0 8
1889 8 0 8
1890 5 0 5
1891 12 0 12
1892 10 0 10
1893 5 0 5
1894 7 0 7
1895 12 0 12
1896 18 0 18
1897 9 0 9
1899 9 0 9
1900 6 0 6
1901 10 0 10
1902 11 0 11
1903 7 0 7
1904 11 0 11
1905 8 0 8
1906 12 0 12
1907 12 0 12
1908 10 0 10
1909 13 0 13
1910 17 0 17
1911 20 0 20
1912 29 0 29
1913 40 0 40
1914 36 0 36
1915 68 0 68
1916 79 0 79
1917 90 0 90
1918 71 0 71
1919 95 0 95
1920 93 0 93
1921 81 0 81
1922 91 0 91
1923 90 0 90
1924 83 0 83
1925 84 0 84
1926 80 0 80
1927 79 0 79
1928 66 0 66
1929 78 0 78
1930 71 0 71
1931 69 0 69
1932 70 0 70
1933 68 0 68
1934 75 0 75
1935 62 0 62
1936 53 0 53
1937 61 0 61
1938 63 0 63
1939 56 0 56
1940 53 0 53
1941 65 0 65
1942 60 0 60
1943 44 0 44
1944 52 0 52
1945 47 0 47
1946 43 0 43
1947 52 0 52
1948 75 0 75
1949 77 0 77
1950 46 0 46
1951 50 0 50
1952 56 0 56
1953 50 0 50
1954 38 0 38
1955 38 0 38
1956 39 0 39
1957 32 0 32
1958 36 0 36
1959 42 0 42
1960 32 0 32
1961 39 0 39
1962 29 0 29
1963 25 0 25
1964 37 0 37
1965 28 0 28
1966 28 0 28
1967 29 0 29
1968 23 0 23
1969 26 0 26
1970 34 0 34
1971 25 0 25
1972 28 0 28
1973 20 0 20
1974 23 0 23
1975 33 0 33
1976 33 0 33
1977 33 0 33
1978 22 0 22
1979 27 0 27
1980 30 0 30
1981 30 0 30
1982 28 0 28
1983 32 0 32
1984 24 0 24
1985 23 0 23
1986 32 0 32
1987 29 0 29
1988 25 0 25
1989 30 0 30
1990 37 0 37
1991 39 0 39
1992 33 0 33
1993 35 0 35
1994 30 0 30
1995 35 0 35
1996 39 0 39
1997 47 0 47
1998 35 0 35
1999 40 0 40
2000 36 0 36
2001 45 0 45
2002 37 0 37
2003 29 0 29
2004 29 0 29
2005 34 0 34
2006 40 0 40
2007 48 0 48
2008 38 6 32
2009 42 0 42
2010 44 0 44
2011 49 6 43
2012 34 0 34
2013 43 0 43
2014 33 0 33
2015 44 0 44
2016 42 0 42
2017 36 0 36

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Popularity of Mahlon as a first name

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Common last names for Mahlon

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Martin
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Walker
  • White
  • Parker
  • Watson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mahlon U.S.
  White 97.17% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mahlon

People with the last name Mahlon are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mahlon

  • How Popular is the name Mahlon? Mahlon is the 3,684th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mahlon was the 153,769th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mahlon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,225 babies born with the first name Mahlon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mahlon to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mahlon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Mahlon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mahlon is Friday, April 8th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Mahlon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mahlon was in 1919 with a total of 95 babies.
  • Random Mahlon Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mahlon is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Mahlon: Your name in reverse order is Nolham. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olanhm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mahlon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 106 people with the last name Mahlon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mahlon? Mahlon is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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