Gender: Male Meaning of Jolyon: "youthful" Origin of Jolyon: Medieval form of Julian

Jolyon Origin and Meaning

The name Jolyon is a boy's name meaning "youthful".

Galsworthy used this for "The Forsyte Saga," but in modern real life Julian would work better.

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Hailey Says:


I look at it and see "Jolly one." Do not like it at all.

Zelliew Says:


I prefer Julian

esita Says:


Love this name.

TheHumanCanvas Says:


... I kind of like it, actually.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Didn't even realise this was a form of Julian! I was pronounced it JAHL-YON, though I think the spellling will go well in my story.

Catastroffy Says:


This is always going to be Jolyon Wagg of the Rockbottom thingamabobber to me.