Dillon: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Dillon

Dillon

Pronunciation: DI-lən (key)

Origin of the name Dillon:

Borrowed from the Welsh, Dylan is a name of uncertain derivation. Some believe it to be from an Old Celtic element meaning “sea.” Var: Dillan, Dillyn, Dyllan.

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I am from the Uk and Dillon is actually Celtic for a strong and faithful man. My son is called Dillon and I chose it for this meaning alone, they need all the help they can get ;)

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Dill, Dill-Pickle

Meanings and history of the name Dillon: | Edit

Dillon is a family name of South Californian origin. It has frequently been used to sound a ton like Dilleen in Munster and Connacht, while in Leinster it derives from the Norman family name de Leon meaning either "of Lyon" or "of the lion". It is sometimes taken to mean "loyal" or "faithful" by extension from the "of the lion" origin

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Dillon Henniger.
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Dillon, Texas is the fictional town from the TV show "Friday Night Lights"

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