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Gender: M Meaning of Lon: "noble, ready" Origin of Lon: Diminutive of Alonzo

For older generations this still summons silent horror star Chaney; for others it's a pleasant if slight nickname name.

Famous People Named Lon

Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney, American actor
Lon Chaney Jr. (born Creighton Tull Chaney), American actor
Lon Clark, American actor
Lawrence "Lon" Vest Stephens, American politician; 29th Governor of Missouri
Laurence Eugene "Lon" Myers, American runner
Alonzo M. "Lon" Poff, American actor
Lon Allen Scott, U.S. Congressman from Tennessee
Lon Bender, American film sound editor

Pop Culture References for the name Lon

Lon Hammond, character in book/film "The Notebook"
Lon Cohen, character in the Nero Wolfe novels by Rex Stout
Lon Suder, character on TV's "Star Trek: Voyager"

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