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Dillon Family History & Genealogy

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Dillon Surname History

From Henry de Leon (c.1176 - 1244), Viscount of Léon, Brittany, France moved to Ireland and the name became spelt Dillon.

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Dillon Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Americans with the name Dillon, come from Ireland originally. However, going back as far as the 12th century the name can be traced to France. In Ireland the name was associated Meath and Westmeath and even Rosscommon

Dillon Meaning & Etymology

Dillon is a family name of Irish origin but with Breton-Norman roots (i.e. France)

Dillon Life Expectancy

According to our database of 21,396 people with the last name Dillon that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

68.6
years

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Most Common Dillon First Names

According to our database of 35,566 people with the last name Dillon that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 5.5%
  • James 3.8%
  • Mary 3.5%
  • William 3.4%
  • Thomas 2.5%
  • Robert 1.9%
  • Edward 1.6%
  • Margaret 1.5%
  • Michael 1.4%
  • Charles 1.4%
  • Joseph 1.3%
  • Patrick 1.0%
  • George 1.0%
  • Elizabeth 0.9%
  • Richard 0.8%
  • Dillon 0.8%
  • Catherine 0.8%
  • Helen 0.7%
  • David 0.7%
  • Dorothy 0.6%
  • Henry 0.6%
  • Francis 0.5%
  • Frank 0.5%
  • Martin 0.5%
  • Anna 0.5%
  • Ellen 0.5%
  • Alice 0.5%
  • Daniel 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.4%
  • Paul 0.4%
  • Donald 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • Annie 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Arthur 0.4%
  • Bridget 0.3%
  • J 0.3%
  • Harold 0.3%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Ann 0.3%
  • Harry 0.3%
  • Walter 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Patricia 0.3%
  • Julia 0.3%
  • Grace 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%
  • Marie 0.3%
  • Kenneth 0.3%

Dillon Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

In Irish Diolun or O'Diolun (male) Ni Diolun (female). Bob Dylan (originally Zimmerman takes his name from the Welsh Dylan (e.g Dylan Thomas)

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