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Gender: Male Meaning of Talon: "large claw of a bird of prey" Origin of Talon: French word name Talon's Popularity in 2017: #754

The name Talon is a boy's name of French origin meaning "large claw of a bird of prey". Talon is ranked #754 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Three Strikes, You're Out -- Boys".

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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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Famous People Named Talon

Talon Stark (b. 1998), son of tennis player Lucia Romanov-Stark
Talon Hopper (b. 2003), son of singer Kasey Chambers and TV presenter Cori Hopper
Talon Gutt (b. 2008), son of singer Jeff Gutt of Dry Cell
Talon Gill (b. 2011), son of ice hockey player Hal Gill
Talon Donovan (b. 2016), son of soccer player Landon Donovan

Pop Culture References for the name Talon

Talon Spierr of Morrigantes, character in "Night Embrace" by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Talon Karrde, character created by Timothy Zahn in the Star Wars series
Darth Talon, character in the Star Wars series
Talon, owner of Lon Lon Ranch in the Legend of Zelda series
Talon, a character in "Under the Never Sky" by Veronica Rossi

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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?