"long hill"

Landon Origin and Meaning

The name Landon is a boy's name of English origin meaning "long hill".

Landon is a popular surname name; it's been dropping slightly in recent years but has surpassed its once more popular rhyming cousin Brandon. For some it may bring back nostalgic memories of Little House on the Prairie 's understanding Pa, played by Michael Landon.

Landon has been chosen for their sons by two musicians, American Idol finalist Josh Gracin and Blink drummer Travis Barker, whose middle name is Landon. It's also the name of soccer superstar Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

# 97 in the US

Landon Rank in US Top 1000

# 472 on Nameberry

Landon Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Landon Popularity

Famous People Named Landon

  • Landon Timothy DonovanAmerican soccer player
  • Landon Douglas CassillAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Landon Ronald (Russell)English conductor
  • Landon CohenAmerican football player
  • Landon PiggAmerican singer and actor
  • Landon LiboironCanadian actor
  • Landon Curt NollAmerican computer scientist
  • Landon PowellAmerican baseball player
  • Landon WilsonAmerican hockey player
  • Landon Lloyd LingCanadian footballer
  • Landon AustinAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Landon Scott Hurdyounger brother of YouTuber Olivia Jean Hurd
  • Michael LandonAmerican actor
  • Landon Lee Lynn (b. 1984)son of singer Logan Lynn
  • Landon Asher Barker (b. 2003)son of drummer Travis Barker and model Shanna Moakler
  • Landon Joshua Gracin (b. 2005)son of singer Josh Gracin
  • Landon James Edmonds (b. 2006)son of baseball player and reality TV personality Jim Edmonds; stepson of Meghan O'Toole King of "The Real Housewives of Orange County"
  • Landon Patrick Marleau (b. 2006)son of ice hockey player Patrick Marleau
  • Landon Maltby (b. 2008)son of ice hockey player Kirk Maltby; twin of sister Leighton
  • Landon Girardi (b. 2010)son of ice hockey player Daniel Girardi
  • Landon Kal Nguyen (b. 2017)son of YouTubers Khoa Nguyen and Keren Swanson
  • Landon Clifford (b. 2001)Family Vlogger on YouTube

Landon in Pop Culture

  • Landon Cartermain character in the novel by Nicholas Sparks and movie "A Walk to Remember" played by Shane West
  • Landon Schoola private school for boys right outside Washington D.C.
  • Landon Gibsoncharacter in Anna Todd’s After series
  • Landon KirbyMain Character in the TV series 'Legacies'