Dillon Origin and Meaning

The name Dillon is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "loyal".

Different origin from the Welsh Dylan, but increasingly used as a variant spelling to honor Bob Dylan or Dylan Thomas. Still, the Dylan spelling is found 20 times as often as Dillon.

# 766 in the US

Dillon Rank in US Top 1000

# 991 on Nameberry

Dillon Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Dillon Popularity

Famous People Named Dillon

  • Matt DillonAmerican actor
  • Dillon Kyle GeeAmerican baseball player
  • Dillon Shane FarrellAmerican NFL football player
  • Dillon Anderson2nd U.S. National Security adviser
  • (Francis) Dillon Bell3rd New Zealand colonial treasurer and Speaker of the House
  • Dillon FreasierAmerican actor
  • Dillon Hart FrancisAmerican DJ and producer
  • Dillon Thomas PowersAmerican soccer player
  • Dillon Simpsonson of ice hockey player Craig Simpson
  • Dillon Campbell (b. 1980)son of singer Glen Campbell
  • Dillon Phoenix Gering (b. 2006)son of actor Galen Gering
  • Dillon Browning (b. 2007)son of skater Kurt Browning and ballerina Sonia Rodriguez

Dillon in Pop Culture

  • Matthew "Matt" Dilloncharacter on "Gunsmoke" portrayed by James Arness
  • Dilloncharacter in film "Killing them Softly"
  • Dillon Sanderscharacter on TV's "Ravenswood"
  • DillonRanger Black on "Power Rangers RPM"