Landon Name Meaning

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Fact: The name Landon is also associated with several notable surnames, such as Michael Landon, the famous American actor and director known for his roles in “Bonanza” and “Little House on the Prairie.”

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A Deep Dive

Landon Overview

Meaning

Long hill, ridge

Gender

Boy

Origin

English

Etymology

Derived from an Old English surname meaning “long hill” or “ridge.”

Religion

Christianity

Pronunciation

/ˈlændən/

Popularity

Landon is a popular name in English-speaking countries, especially in the USA. Recently, Landon has consistently ranked within the top 100 names for boys in the USA.

Syllable

2 syllables

Length

6 letters

Numerology

6 (Nurturing, Responsible, Balanced)

Name Styles

Modern, Cool, Unique, Cute

Associated Traits

Adventurous, strong, dependable, friendly
A Deep Dive

Landon Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Landen, Landyn, Landan, Landin

Common Nicknames

Lanny, Lando, Donnie

Diminutives

Lan, Don

Famous People

  • Landon Donovan
    (American Soccer Player)
  • Landon Collins
    (American Football Player)
  • Landon Liboiron
    (Canadian Actor)
  • Landon Pigg
    (American Musician)
  • Landon T. Clay
    (American Philanthropist)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • "Landon's Odyssey"
    (Video Game)
  • "Landon"
    (Song)
  • "Landon's Legacy"
    (Documentary)
  • Landon Donovan
    ("The Other Two," TV Series)
  • Landon
    ("Degrassi: The Next Generation," TV Series)

Places

  • Landon City
    (New Mexico, USA)
  • Landon Park
    (Texas, USA)
  • Landon River
    (Queensland, Australia)
  • Landon Island
    (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Landon Lake
    (Ontario, Canada)

What Is the Meaning of Landon?

Landon means “long hill” or “ridge.” The name Landon is often associated with strength and reliability, evoking a sense of steadiness and calm that inspires confidence in others.

What Is the Origin of The Name Landon?

Landon has English origins. It comes from an Old English place name meaning “long hill” or “ridge,” and has been used as a surname and given name for many generations.

Landon Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Landon in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#732021#862022#962023
Top 3 Rankings#322010#342011#352012

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Landon

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
202396
(-10 from 2022)
3637
(-385 from 2022)
0.19862
202286
(-13 from 2021)
4022
(-579 from 2021)
0.21474
202173
(-4 from 2020)
4601
(-176 from 2020)
0.24557
202069
(-6 from 2019)
4777
(-727 from 2019)
0.25826
201963
(-2 from 2018)
5504
(-354 from 2018)
0.28640
201861
(-4 from 2017)
5858
(-499 from 2017)
0.30138
201757
(-4 from 2016)
6357
(-687 from 2016)
0.32120
201653
(-7 from 2015)
7044
(-900 from 2015)
0.34774
201546
(-3 from 2014)
7944
(-299 from 2014)
0.38857
201443
(-4 from 2013)
8243
(-506 from 2013)
0.40225
201339
(-4 from 2012)
8749
(-604 from 2012)
0.43297
201235
(-1 from 2011)
9353
(-407 from 2011)
0.46093
201134
(-2 from 2010)
9760
(-723 from 2010)
0.48045
201032
(+4 from 2009)
10483
(+317 from 2009)
0.51027
200936
(+9 from 2008)
10166
(+806 from 2008)
0.47932
200845
(+4 from 2007)
9360
(+258 from 2007)
0.42928
200749
(+1 from 2006)
9102
(-470 from 2006)
0.41091
200650
(+11 from 2005)
9572
(+2462 from 2005)
0.43661
200561
(+25 from 2004)
7110
(+2068 from 2004)
0.33422
200486
(+11 from 2003)
5042
(+631 from 2003)
0.23858
200397
(+45 from 2002)
4411
(+1689 from 2002)
0.20993
2002142
(+52 from 2001)
2722
(+841 from 2001)
0.13171
2001194
(+6 from 2000)
1881
(+123 from 2000)
0.09094
2000200
(-4 from 1999)
1758
(+43 from 1999)
0.08418
1999196
(+6 from 1998)
1715
(+71 from 1998)
0.08411
1998202
(+1 from 1997)
1644
(+99 from 1997)
0.08108
1997203
(+13 from 1996)
1545
(+149 from 1996)
0.07734
1996216
(+22 from 1995)
1396
(+172 from 1995)
0.06967
1995238
(+11 from 1994)
1224
(+68 from 1994)
0.06085
1994249
(+6 from 1993)
1156
(+36 from 1993)
0.05671
1993255
(+20 from 1992)
1120
(+84 from 1992)
0.05422
1992275
(+10 from 1991)
1036
(+123 from 1991)
0.04935
1991285
(+41 from 1990)
913
(+153 from 1990)
0.04307
1990326
(-7 from 1989)
760
(+8 from 1989)
0.03532
1989319
(-8 from 1988)
752
(+29 from 1988)
0.03588
1988311
(+9 from 1987)
723
(+66 from 1987)
0.03611
1987320
(+1 from 1986)
657
(+26 from 1986)
0.03369
1986321
(+6 from 1985)
631
(+24 from 1985)
0.03284
1985327
(+1 from 1984)
607
(+33 from 1984)
0.03154
1984328
(-1 from 1983)
574
(-6 from 1983)
0.03059
1983327
(+5 from 1982)
580
(+6 from 1982)
0.03112
1982332
(+24 from 1981)
574
(+81 from 1981)
0.03042
1981356
(+68 from 1980)
493
(+118 from 1980)
0.02647
1980424
(-22 from 1979)
375
(-16 from 1979)
0.02022
1979402
(+74 from 1978)
391
(+98 from 1978)
0.02183
1978476
(+39 from 1977)
293
(+38 from 1977)
0.01715
1977515
(+26 from 1976)
255
(+35 from 1976)
0.01492
1976541
(+13 from 1975)
220
(+8 from 1975)
0.01348
1975554
(+159 from 1974)
212
(+79 from 1974)
0.01307
1974713
(+166 from 1973)
133
(+51 from 1973)
0.00816
1973879
(-127 from 1972)
82
(-29 from 1972)
0.00508
1972752
(+30 from 1971)
111
(+3 from 1971)
0.00663
1971782
(+8 from 1970)
108
No change from 1970
0.00594
1970790
(-43 from 1969)
108
(-2 from 1969)
0.00567
1969747
(+122 from 1968)
110
(+41 from 1968)
0.00601
1968869
(+16 from 1967)
69
(+3 from 1967)
0.00389
1967885
(+16 from 1966)
66
(+2 from 1966)
0.00371
1966901
(-34 from 1965)
64
(-8 from 1965)
0.00352
1965867
(+61 from 1964)
72
(+5 from 1964)
0.00380
1964928
(-9 from 1963)
67
(+1 from 1963)
0.00331
1963919
(+76 from 1962)
66
(+7 from 1962)
0.00320
1962995
(+6 from 1961)
59
(-1 from 1961)
0.00281
19611001
(+115 from 1960)
60
(+11 from 1960)
0.00278
19601116
(+221 from 1959)
49
(+15 from 1959)
0.00226
19591337
(+8 from 1958)
34
(+1 from 1958)
0.00157
19581345
(-67 from 1957)
33
(-4 from 1957)
0.00153
19571278
(+139 from 1956)
37
(+7 from 1956)
0.00169
19561417
(+86 from 1955)
30
(+4 from 1955)
0.00140
19551503
(-95 from 1954)
26
(-3 from 1954)
0.00124
19541408
(-51 from 1953)
29
(-2 from 1953)
0.00140
19531357
(-205 from 1952)
31
(-10 from 1952)
0.00155
19521152
(+43 from 1951)
41
(+4 from 1951)
0.00208
19511195
(-55 from 1950)
37
(-2 from 1950)
0.00194
19501140
(+361 from 1949)
39
(+15 from 1949)
0.00214
19491501
(-307 from 1948)
24
(-12 from 1948)
0.00133
19481194
(+103 from 1947)
36
(+4 from 1947)
0.00202
19471297
(+2 from 1946)
32
(+3 from 1946)
0.00172
19461299
(+79 from 1945)
29
(+6 from 1945)
0.00176
19451378
(-258 from 1944)
23
(-12 from 1944)
0.00168
19441120
(+50 from 1943)
35
(+1 from 1943)
0.00252
19431170
(-81 from 1942)
34
(-5 from 1942)
0.00234
19421089
(+244 from 1941)
39
(+14 from 1941)
0.00277
19411333
(-326 from 1940)
25
(-16 from 1940)
0.00199
19401007
(+78 from 1939)
41
(+6 from 1939)
0.00346
19391085
(+87 from 1938)
35
(+4 from 1938)
0.00309
19381172
(-379 from 1937)
31
(-29 from 1937)
0.00273
1937793
(-370 from 1936)
60
(-114 from 1936)
0.00549
1936423
(+507 from 1935)
174
(+128 from 1935)
0.01635
1935930
(+678 from 1934)
46
(+27 from 1934)
0.00430
19341608
(+36 from 1933)
19
(+1 from 1933)
0.00179
19331644
(-503 from 1932)
18
(-17 from 1932)
0.00176
19321141
(+448 from 1931)
35
(+15 from 1931)
0.00326
19311589
(-473 from 1930)
20
(-19 from 1930)
0.00187
19301116
(+196 from 1929)
39
(+10 from 1929)
0.00345
19291312
(-147 from 1928)
29
(-8 from 1928)
0.00262
19281165
(+33 from 1927)
37
(+1 from 1927)
0.00324
19271198
(+21 from 1926)
36
(+1 from 1926)
0.00310
19261219
(+716 from 1925)
35
(+18 from 1925)
0.00306
19251935
(-766 from 1924)
17
(-21 from 1924)
0.00148
19241169
(-177 from 1923)
38
(-11 from 1923)
0.00325
1923992
(+92 from 1922)
49
(+7 from 1922)
0.00433
19221084
(-15 from 1921)
42
(-1 from 1921)
0.00373
19211069
(+231 from 1920)
43
(+12 from 1920)
0.00378
19201300
(-141 from 1919)
31
(-5 from 1919)
0.00282
19191159
(+287 from 1918)
36
(+11 from 1918)
0.00355
19181446
(-9 from 1917)
25
(+1 from 1917)
0.00238
19171437
(-379 from 1916)
24
(-13 from 1916)
0.00250
19161058
(+183 from 1915)
37
(+9 from 1915)
0.00401
19151241
(-222 from 1914)
28
(-2 from 1914)
0.00318
19141019
(+93 from 1913)
30
(+9 from 1913)
0.00439
19131112
(+415 from 1912)
21
(+10 from 1912)
0.00392
19121527
(+10 from 1911)
11
(+5 from 1911)
0.00244
19111537
(+52 from 1910)
6
(+1 from 1910)
0.00249
19101589
(-638 from 1909)
5
(-5 from 1909)
0.00240
1909951
(+422 from 1908)
10
(+5 from 1908)
0.00565
19081373
(-28 from 1907)
5
No change from 1907
0.00301
19071345
(-281 from 1904)
5
(-1 from 1904)
0.00315
19060
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19050
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19041064
(-281 from 1903)
6
(-3 from 1903)
0.00433
1903783
(+354 from 1902)
9
(+4 from 1902)
0.00696
19021137
(-87 from 1900)
5
(-2 from 1900)
0.00377
19010
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19001050
(-264 from 1899)
7
(-1 from 1899)
0.00432
1899786
(+99 from 1898)
8
(+1 from 1898)
0.00694
1898885
(+93 from 1895)
7
(+1 from 1895)
0.00530
18970
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18960
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
1895978
(+96 from 1894)
6
(+1 from 1894)
0.00474
18941074
(-238 from 1893)
5
(-2 from 1893)
0.00400
1893836
(-88 from 1892)
7
(-2 from 1892)
0.00578
1892748
(+4 from 1887)
9
(+2 from 1887)
0.00685
18910
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18900
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18890
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18880
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
1887752
(+207 from 1886)
7
(+2 from 1886)
0.00640
1886959
(-23 from 1885)
5
No change from 1885
0.00420
1885936
(-88 from 1884)
5
(-1 from 1884)
0.00431
1884848
(-49 from 1883)
6
No change from 1883
0.00489
1883799
(+38 from 1882)
6
No change from 1882
0.00533
1882837
First SSA data recorded
6
First SSA data recorded
0.00492
18810
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18800
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000

American States Popularity Rankings for Landon

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#1012021#1202022#1352023

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#1092021#1122022#1142023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#712021#822022#1062023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#472021#592022#742023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#572021#752022#832023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#732021#802022#922023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#562021#642022#702023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#782021#732022#1022023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#602021#822022#622023

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#652021#752022#872023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#722021#782022#1022023

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#792021#982022#1102023

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#682021#872022#872023

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#662021#1032022#812023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#912021#1062022#782023

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#562021#702022#932023

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#562021#782022#912023

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#722021#822022#1012023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#552021#622022#642023

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#562021#982022#832023

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#542021#982022#752023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#1142021#1402022#1972023

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#1292021#1212022#1802023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#1192021#1232022#752023

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#1172021#1002022#1292023

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#422021#802022#962023

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#672021#1012022#1412023

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#742021#832022#762023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#792021#832022#972023

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#612021#1252022#752023

New Jersey (NJ)

New Jersey (NJ) flagNew Jersey (NJ)#832021#772022#792023

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#572021#682022#822023

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#1102021#792022#1292023

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia (WV) flagWest Virginia (WV)#252021#812022#1422023

Nebraska (NE)

Nebraska (NE) flagNebraska (NE)#682021#992022#712023

Connecticut (CT)

Connecticut (CT) flagConnecticut (CT)#512021#612022#852023

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#1132021#1162022#1152023

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#1372021#1072022#902023

South Dakota (SD)

South Dakota (SD) flagSouth Dakota (SD)#662021#1912022#932023

Maine (ME)

Maine (ME) flagMaine (ME)#642021#712022#642023

New Mexico (NM)

New Mexico (NM) flagNew Mexico (NM)#782021#1582022#1142023

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#852021#652022#1142023

North Dakota (ND)

North Dakota (ND) flagNorth Dakota (ND)#882021#1252022#1502023

New Hampshire (NH)

New Hampshire (NH) flagNew Hampshire (NH)#572021#832022#422023

Montana (MT)

Montana (MT) flagMontana (MT)#1202021#832022#1392023

Alaska (AK)

Alaska (AK) flagAlaska (AK)#1212021#2032022#852023

Delaware (DE)

Delaware (DE) flagDelaware (DE)#322021#702022#882023

Rhode Island (RI)

Rhode Island (RI) flagRhode Island (RI)#722021#832022#1082023

Wyoming (WY)

Wyoming (WY) flagWyoming (WY)#862021#942022#1142023

Vermont (VT)

Vermont (VT) flagVermont (VT)#1192021#452022#862023

District of Columbia (DC)

District of Columbia (DC) flagDistrict of Columbia (DC)#1712021#1472022#1442023

Popularity Rankings for Landon in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Other American Territories

American Samoa flag American Samoa
Guam flag Guam
Northern Mariana Islands flag Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands flag U.S. Virgin Islands

Other American Territories flagOther American Territories#682014#582018#462019

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#922021#1162022#1452023

Popularity in Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada flagQuebec, Canada#2542020#2852021#4282022

Popularity in New Zealand

New Zealand flagNew Zealand#4032013#4232021#3622023

Popularity in England and Wales

England and Wales flagEngland and Wales#9072011#8662012#9762013

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Landon a Name for Boys or Girls?

Landon is a boy’s name. Its strong and clear sound, combined with its historical use for males, makes it a popular choice for boys.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Landon

Landon in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Landon Donovan (Soccer Player, born 1982): A famous American soccer player who is considered one of the greatest U.S. soccer players of all time.
  • Landon Collins (Football Player, born 1994): An American professional football player known for his career as a safety in the NFL, primarily with the New York Giants.
  • Landon Liboiron (Actor, born 1991): A Canadian actor known for his roles in the TV series "Hemlock Grove" and "Degrassi: The Next Generation."
  • Landon Pigg (Musician, born 1983): An American singer-songwriter and actor known for his hit single "Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop."
  • Landon T. Clay (Philanthropist, 1926–2017): An American businessman and philanthropist known for his contributions to science and education through the Clay Mathematics Institute.
  • Landon Clements (Reality TV Star, born 1982): An American television personality known for her appearances on the reality show "Southern Charm."
  • Landon Cassill (Racing Driver, born 1989): An American professional stock car racing driver competing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
  • Landon Kirksey (Voice Actor, born 1981): An American voice actor known for his work in animation and video games.
  • Landon Powell (Baseball Player, born 1982): An American former professional baseball catcher who played in Major League Baseball.
  • Landon Carter ("A Walk to Remember," 2002 Film): A rebellious high school senior who falls in love with a quiet and devout girl.
  • "Landon Snow and the Auctor's Riddle" (2005 Novel by R. K. Mortenson): Follows a young boy who discovers a magical world within a mysterious book.
  • "Landon Pigg Live in the Studio" (2006 EP): A collection of live acoustic performances by singer-songwriter Landon Pigg.
  • Landon Kirby ("Legacies," 2018 TV Series): A supernatural being navigating life at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.
  • "Landon's Odyssey" (2011 Video Game): An adventure game that follows the hero's journey through various mystical realms.
  • Landon Riggs ("The Fosters," 2013 TV Series): A recurring character who is part of the interconnected relationships in the family drama.
  • "Landon" (2017 Song by Landon Austin): A reflective and heartfelt track by the independent musician.
  • Landon Donovan ("The Other Two," 2019 TV Series): A character who shares his name with the famous soccer player, adding to the show's comedic elements.
  • "Landon's Legacy" (2014 Documentary): Chronicles the impact and achievements of soccer player Landon Donovan.
  • Landon ("Degrassi: The Next Generation," 2001 TV Series): A character who deals with typical high school challenges and drama.
  • Landon City (New Mexico, USA): A small town known for its desert landscape and close-knit community.
  • Landon Park (Texas, USA): A public park in San Antonio known for its walking trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas.
  • Landon River (Queensland, Australia): A river flowing through the northeastern region, known for its rich biodiversity and scenic views.
  • Landon Island (British Columbia, Canada): An island in the Pacific Ocean known for its natural beauty and wildlife.
  • Landon Lake (Ontario, Canada): A lake in northern Ontario, popular for fishing, boating, and its serene environment.
  • Landon Mountain (Alaska, USA): A mountain in the Alaska Range, known for its challenging climbing routes and stunning vistas.
  • Landon Township (Illinois, USA): A township in Bureau County, known for its agricultural landscape and rural charm.
  • Landon Gardens (London, UK): A public garden known for its beautifully landscaped grounds and historical significance.
  • Landon Street (Dublin, Ireland): A historic street in Dublin, known for its Georgian architecture and vibrant local culture.
  • Landon Bay (Ontario, Canada): A bay located within the Thousand Islands region, known for its boating and picturesque scenery.

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