"linden tree hill"

Lyndon Origin and Meaning

The name Lyndon is both a boy's name and a girl's name of English origin meaning "linden tree hill".
An English surname-turned-first-name whose most famous bearer is former US president Lyndon B. Johnson. His appointment in 1963 caused a huge spike in use for his unusual name the following year, pushing it to its historical peak of #347 in 1964. However, the year after his exit from the Oval Office, it dropped back below the Top 1000.

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Famous People Named Lyndon

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson36th U.S. president
  • Lyndon Hermyle LaRoucheAmerican political figure
  • (David) Lyndon EmsleyBritish chemist

Lyndon in Pop Culture

  • Lyndon WilsonCarter's old name on MTV's "Finding Carter" (female)
  • Lyndon Jamescharacter on TV's "Pretty Little Liars" (Uses the alias "Nate St. Germain")
  • "The Luck of Barry Lyndon" novel by William Makepeace Thackeray