Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LAHN

Meaning & History

Short form of Alonzo and other names containing the same sound. Famous bearers were American actors Lon Chaney Sr. (1883-1930) and Lon Chaney Jr. (1906-1973). The elder's birth name was Leonidas.

Related Names

VariantsLonnie, Lonny
Other Languages & CulturesAdalfuns, Alfons, Hadufuns, Hildefons(Ancient Germanic) Alfons(Catalan) Alfons, Fons(Dutch) Alphonse(French) Afonso(Galician) Alfons(German) Alphonsus(History) Alfonso(Italian) Afonso(Portuguese) Alfonz(Slovene) Alfonso, Alonso, Ildefonso(Spanish)
User SubmissionLon


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Entry updated July 2, 2008