Diminutive of Alonzo
"noble, ready"

Lon Origin and Meaning

The name Lon is boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "noble, ready".
For older generations this still summons silent horror star Chaney; for others it's a pleasant if slight nickname name.

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Famous People Named Lon

  • Lon Chaney Jr. (born Creighton Tull Chaney)American actor
  • Lon ClarkAmerican actor
  • Lon Allen ScottU.S. Congressman from Tennessee
  • Lon BenderAmerican film sound editor
  • Lon "Lonny" Leonard ChapmanAmerican actor
  • Alonzo M. "Lon" PoffAmerican actor
  • Laurence Eugene "Lon" MyersAmerican runner
  • Lawrence "Lon" Vest StephensAmerican politician; 29th Governor of Missouri
  • Leonidas Frank "Lon" ChaneyAmerican actor

Lon in Pop Culture

  • Lon Hammondcharacter in book/film "The Notebook"
  • Lon Cohencharacter in the Nero Wolfe novels by Rex Stout
  • Lon Sudercharacter on TV's "Star Trek: Voyager"