Gender: Male Meaning of Talon: "large claw of a bird of prey" Origin of Talon: French word name Talon's Popularity in 2018: #750

The name Talon is a boy's name of French origin meaning "large claw of a bird of prey". Talon is ranked #750 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".

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Despite its somewhat menacing meaning, this name has been widely used in recent years, probably due to the appeal of its trendy on ending.

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Talon is #422 on Nameberry

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Pop Culture References for the name Talon

Talyn, Tallon, Tallen, Talen, Tallan, Taelyn, Talin, Taelon, Tallin


MamaC78 Says:


This is my son's name. It's a jet in the Air Force (T-38). I've also seen it meaning, "courage" and "sharp."

Orchid_Lover Says:


That's a typo in the description, right? They mean "n" not on?

hmg1204 Says:


Talon Edward!

Chrissy Kimery Says:


It's a main character in the Dark-Hunter series. In the second or third book of the series, he's one of the two primary characters.

runjumpflip Says:


While it may be a "trying too hard" name, this name will always mean a lot to me. Someone very special to me is named Talon, and he's helped me through a lot.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I just don't understand why you would name your kid after part of a bird rather than a bird itself...

lesliemarion Says:


I love T names, but this goes a bit far. What's next, Claw and Beak?