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Gender: Male Meaning of Loudon: "from the low valley" Origin of Loudon: German

The name Loudon is a boy's name of German origin meaning "from the low valley". Loudon and is often added to lists like Musician Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover name game: from one gender to the other".

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Singer Wainwright is the third in his family to carry this unusual name.

There's a county in Virginia called Loudoun, named for a colonial governor.

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Famous People Named Loudon

Loudon Snowden Wainwright Jr., American journalist; father of Loudon Wainwright III
Loudon Snowden Wainwright III, American singer-songwriter
Archibald Loudon Snowden, U.S. ambassador and diplomat; great-great-grandfather of Loudon Wainwright III

Pop Culture References for the name Loudon

Loudon Swain, main character in movie Vision Quest

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