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  • Records indicate that 7,542 boys in the United States have been named Talon since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2006, when 646 people in the U.S. were given the name Talon. Those people are now 11 years old.

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  • "My names Talon (And I'm a girl) I was born in 1995, and everyone in my family has "T" names, so somehow they thought of "Talon" yes, its a claw, yeah its a car. its also pretty badass. Iv'e never personally met another Talon, but everyone I meet seems to think my names cool/interesting/unique. My only peeve is when people pronounce it wrong (Taylen, Talone, ect) Other than that, At least my name isn't Apple." Mar. 13, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Talon, like a claw, and I was born in 2006. My name is awesome and I'm the only Talon I know. My parents got my name from "Talon of the Silverhawk" by Raymond Feist. He is a strong, smart, and brave character whose knack for learning and adaptability is awesome. I wouldn't ever change my name." Sep. 20, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Talon... I was born in 85. Was kinda hoping i am the oldest one. My name is in the dictionary, so obviously it's spelled Talon. I love my name. I also have a Handlebar moustache.... so now i'm super awesome!" Nov. 12, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our son is Talon Samuel and the name suits him perfectly! We love it. He was born in 2009 (is 4 1/2 now) and is such a character. We pronounce it Ta-lon, but occasionally add the french stress on the second syllable." Nov. 6, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My grandson was born in 2010. His name is Talon Michael. I just love it!!! Our neighbor can't pronounce it and calls him "Ty-lon". We pronounce it like the claws of a hawk." Apr. 12, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "my first grandchild was born 21 may 2012 and he his called Talon Junior. i love the name as it is unusual especially here in england" May. 31, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi, My name isn't Talon (I am a girl), BUT I'm changing it to Talon. (cause Talon is a Boss name :D)" May. 14, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is talon people call me taylon and talone. It is so annoying" Apr. 18, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is talon ross. I love my name! Rarely do you meet another talon or hear of one. I always get girls sayin they love my name which is a plus. Your well known for how unique it is in your place of residence. Every talon I have heard of are very rebellious and trouble makers as am I. Was I should say, took a lot to straighten me out. For parents, beware of what's in store. This is a bad boy and rebellious name hands down." Apr. 5, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in 2001 and I named him Talon Dean. Loved the name than and still love it now. Most people have positive comments about it." Oct. 14, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby boy's name is Talon Michael!!! Born in 2009, he is a strong-willed two year old who never gives up and can surpass any challenge! (He came into this world in a rather difficult way, so a strong name was well-deserved!) He is also Autistic, so his name has much further meaning; everyone who meets him says they love his name and our special meaning behind it! Go Talon!!!" Jul. 15, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "yeeaaaaaa all the talons unite lol my name is talon too XD but Microsoft thinks i spelled it wrong" Jun. 29, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have never met anyone with the name Talon, but my 4 year old is named Talon Kaoss.. My grandmother can't seem to ever say the right prnounciation for it, but it's funny non the less. She calls him tay-lon (we pronounce it tal-on)... But everyone else LOVES his name! it definitely fits him and his personality!" Feb. 5, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im naming my son Talon Dean! He is due in june. Strong name that he can grow up with!" Jan. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My boyfriend and I were discussing names and we looooooved the name Talon. Hope that when we have a kid, we name the baby Talon. It would be cute for either a boy or girl :)" Sep. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well i dont know how i got this name but a lot of people like it so its cool i always like birds and other animalsand my mom said my nails grow back fast so i hav to clip them every 2 weeks. I was born july 9 1997 I am a boy, 5 days after my father 9 days berfore my brother. But i always thought i was the only one in he USA with this name" Aug. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born in 2005 and I named him Talon Ambrose. I get lots of comments about his name, but for the most people love it!" Aug. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I plan on naming my son Talan Alexander in December!" Aug. 10, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 14 month old son is named Talon. We love it - even though it always takes some explaining. Everyone loves it....now." Jun. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is almost 4 and his name is Talan David. I have loved this name from the first time I heard and no other name would have suited him better. I also got this name off of Laguna Beach." Apr. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My girl and I are having a kid and i wanted a strong name ether Troy or Talon. She dint care for the name Troy but as soon as i brought up Talon she loved it, Cant wait to be a dad =D" Mar. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love this name and will be using it in Aug when my son is born!" Feb. 28, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my 17 months old son Tallon and I love it. Hes already as gorgeous little boy with a witty, sharp and willful character and the name suits him perfectly! We always get comments about it some just look at you abit weird but most people like that it. I was brought up thinking that it was a Cornish name and ment the gift, but I cant find that meaning on the internet anywhere. But I do like the other meanings too its a very strong name." Jan. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 9 month old son's name is Talon. His father picked it out of a baby book. His father likes to fly airplanes and wanted something aviation related. Talon is the name of an airplane and is "tough". :)" Dec. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my secound son Talon in 2003 .. I found the name in a baby book I wanted a T name like his older brother who's name started with T .. I came across Talon and it wouldn't get out of my mind so he is our little Talon now." Sep. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Talon i was born 1998 august 20th i cant belive theres so many talons i thoght i was the only one.I never bothered to look until i got this homework that made where i had to. My dad named me after his video game carachter i thought that was funny anyway it rimes with my twin's name." Aug. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Talon Christian Blaze. He was born in 2002. I actually heard it on "A Baby Story" episode. I approached my husband with it because he wanted something "tough" but not overtly tough. We used Christian in case he would rather default to a more common name when he is older. In the South, people did want to call him Taylon. And other people try to go for something more familiar and think they hear Allen. He seems to like his name, and people know who he is at school, including the older kids!" Aug. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Tallon after the sword and the sorcered since my husband's name is Richard. We spelled it with two L's so it would be easier to pronounce, except that we live in Texas and alot of the people pronounce it as Tayon because of the two L's sounding like a "y"." Jul. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • ""We too named our son Talen, his birthday is July 19, 1989. I too saw the movie The Sword and Socerer, staring Lee Horselee. It was kind of different at the time but the boy loves it now. He says "the chicks digg it dad"! His mother wanted to spell it Talen." May. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Talon my dad gave it to me i have never ment any one named talon so its cool to see all the people with the same name" Apr. 30, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Talon and i am a girl. its funny i keep on meeting more and more little kids named Talon. i used to be the only one with that name around but now so many people have it. i still haven't met another girl named Talon though! :)" Mar. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Talan, we chose this name for our 3 year old after watching laguna beach! were unique is what older folks seem to say of talans name, but younger genrerations seem to love it! he is as unique as they come and his name fits him to a tee. I am so glad that we chose his name!" Feb. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Talon. (Yes, like the claw. lol) And I get tons of compliments. The first time i heard of it was on Laguna Beach, and I feel in love with it. This was the only name my husband really took an immediate liking to also. The next boy will be Tristin. They go together nice. Great for twins, I think." Jan. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I too named my son Talon after I saw the movie Sword and the Socerer. In the movie Prince Talon comes back and saves the kingdom. When people, usually other moms, ask how I got the name, I tell them this story. The response is always the "oh, how sweet". Talon didn't like his name when he was younger, but now he loves it. No one every forgets meeting him, because no one knows anyone else named Talon. I think it's a great name. It's as unique as the individuals who carry it!!" Jan. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was Named Talon from a movie. The Sword and the Sorcerer. I was born in 1986 (22yrs old) I love the name and will always love it. People tell me all the time "what an awesome name"" Dec. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I named our son Talon. He was born in Oct. 1991. He's 16 years old now and loves his name. I'm just curious if there's anyone out there older than him." Sep. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My sons midle name is Talon, we are native american and felt it was a very strong male name along with his first name." Jul. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I AM talon vo but i was born at 1997 b4 evry one nobody is named talon that i knoe besides me. and u guys" Jun. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son is named Talon his mother wanted to name him Sabtion i was no going for it. we knew we wanted to name him scott for his middle name (that is my name) i was driving down the highway and a Eagle Talon passed me I was like that is a sweet Talon! i was like Talon, Talon Scott. and that is how i named my son" May. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love the name, would spell it either Tallan or Tallen, a bit more funkyness to it. Planning on namming my boy that :)" Jan. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Great name! I want to name my son this, but not sure the best way to spell it is. I'm thinking Talon or Talen?" Jan. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Totally strong name! A name to take your child place, and have him remembered. Nothing wrong with making an impression." Jan. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I THINK TALYN IS A REAT NAME, IT IS A VERY STRONG NAME FOR A MALE AND I ALSO THINK IT SOUNDS VERY SMART." Jun. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This will be my daughter's name!! I am hoping that no one will pronounce it wrong. I think I may make it known that it is pronounced like salon but with a T, Talan. We haven't decided on how to spell it, but definitely not to sound like Taylin. Kentucky" Dec. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i'm going to name my son Talon. I had a hard time deciding how to spell it but i came down to deciding on Talon because that's how most people spell it and it looks cool too" Oct. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love this name. My husband can't stand it, but I would love to use it." Sep. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My names talon people call me talcon powder and stuff but its unusual and i love" Jun. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a grandson named Talon and I love the name. I like the fact that it isn't a common name." Jun. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is our new puppy's name, the breeder named her but we are going to keep it, I was just searching to see what it's meaning is and came across this site. I think its a lovely name boy or girl, although I think our kids will call her Tally." May. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am naming my first son Talan. I found out that it means eagles claw but I still don't think anything else would fit." Apr. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is also named Talon. We came up with the name because the whole time my wife was pregnant we kept seeing Bald Eagles - which were very rare in our area" Apr. 11, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is excited about the name Talan for her 2nd son. She heard it today and it's the first name she's been excited about for him!" Apr. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are naming our little girl Talon Alana...the name came to us in a very odd way but ever since I first heard it nothing else would do for our little girl...we are getting mixed reactions, alot of people say its too masculine or too aggressive but I don't care I LOVE IT!!!" Apr. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Talon but think I'd spell it Talan. I would like to use it if this baby is a boy but my husband does not like it." Mar. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think Talon is a nice strong name. I like it best for a boy and my son due in six weeks will be a Talon. We live in Kentucky, USA" Feb. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I first heard this name on the television show Laguna Beach and fell in love with it! It's unique and pretty, for a boy, and a girl." Dec. 29, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm pregnant with my first child--a boy. We are naming him Talan. I find that many people our age (30s) really like the name. It's the people in my parents' generation who give me funny looks. I love the name and my husband and I could only agree on Talan as the name for our new little boy!" Dec. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name talon. i think its a hot fresh name that will become popular in the future starting today!" Dec. 3, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My nephew is named Talon. He loves the book "Downsiders" whose main character is also named Talon." Nov. 27, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its spelt Talan. any one who spells it Talon has no brain!!" Nov. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "We love it and used it for our son. We spelled it Talan and have had so many positive comments that it's a different and strong name!" Nov. 17, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in June and this will be my first choice if we have a baby boy :)" Nov. 16, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is a Talon. I loved the name from the second I thought of it. No other name would do. Shopping at the local grocery we were stopped and asked if we had just called him Talon. The lady told of her friend who just named her baby Talon assuming there would be no others near. Turns out there are now two only a few miles apart. Oh, and yes, it is amazing how many ways a person can say Talon before getting it right." Jul. 28, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "That's our first choice for the next boy we'll have!! We love it because it's different, and my husband loves raptors. It's correctly pronouced Ta-lun. Not Taaa-lawn!!" Jun. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've been called talon my whole life. I love in Devon, england and i'm a 19 year old male. This name have given me problems and rewards but at this time i'm happy & proud to have this name. Something very unique around the community i live in and many people apparently like it." Jun. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think I would spell it Talan. It is my first choice for a boy!" Jun. 10, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Talon, my husband named her this because of his love of eagles, everyone that hears her name say that they love it because it is so different." Jun. 2, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Talon Elaine, my husband named here this because his loves eagles, and everyone that hears it say they love it, because it is so different." May. 26, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      23 Neutral Comments

  • "On Sept. 1st 1983 I Name my baby boy Talon Andrew, after seeing the movie the Sword and the sorcoress with Lee Horsley as Prince Talon I feel in love with the name. My Talon passed away when he just turned 7yrs old from a rare blood disorder. But now I have a Grandson who was named after my Talon, It is a beautiful name." Feb. 19, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am Talon and I'm a girl! I love my name I think it is unique and original. My dad gave it to me after the old car called talon. I'm so happy because not many other girls are named Talon" May. 15, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named our son Talon Nicholas. Pronounced as as the American Eagle's powerful 'weapon'. Our National bird! His name draws great reviews. My intent was a cool name that would garner other's attention, their focus. When in school, he's the only Talon and hoping that when he interviews for a career, and in the workplace, that he will stand out. I love his name more and more" Dec. 16, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Talon and I'm proud that it is because it' s a rare name for boys and men, I was born in 2001, and I have an unusual, deep voice for my age. I would not like it if I was not named Talon, or if I wasn't as smart as I am today. The Lord has gave me leadership skills that I will never forget." Dec. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Talon and I'm proud that it is because it' s a rare name for boys and men, I was born in 2001, and I have an unusual, deep voice for my age. I would not like it if I was not named Talon, or if I wasn't as smart as I am today. The Lord has gave me leadership skills that I will never forget." Dec. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Talon, I'm 18. I'm named after a gun series cos my Pop's a big gun buff :) But in a non-violent way... I get good and bad comments about it but I like it myself cos it's a strong name." Apr. 14, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is talon, im 19, ive never heard anyone else with it till a few years ago. and i love having an unusual name :)" Sep. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "When I first saw the name tallon online I immediately fell in love with it my son is due to be born sept and his name will be Tallon Mello" Jul. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 11 year old Granddaughter is named Talon. Her middle name is just as unique. Quinn." Apr. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am naming my son Talon Orion who will be due anyday now. His due date is Aug 2 2009. So far he is the most active one I have. I have had 3 biological children and raising three other children. So Talon is going to have six siblings. He is the lucky number 7! I don't know anyone named Talon but one of my daughters is friends with a boy named Orion. The kids also picked the name Talon too and also no one else in our family has a T name. I love ununsual names especially when I am at the park and call my kids names. I won't get a whole slew of kids and parents looking at me." Jul. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son talon after watching laguna beach but I spelled it Talin." Apr. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was the first U.S citizen with the name Talon because I have native american ancestors and my name originates from the bald eagle because it was going extinct in 1988 and my parent wanted my name to be a trbute to the bald eagle." Jan. 26, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 12 year son's name is Talon and it's a great name. I dont have to put his last name on anything for school since he's the only one :-) His father and I are die hard Philadelphia Eagles fans and that's how we came up with the name. Also, he goes to Catholic school (K-8) and ever since he was little, he always got the attention of the 'older' kids "Your name is SO cool!" - he hears that all the time (and loves it too - especially from the girls...haha). He's super unique too and a trend setter without a doubt.. I always wonder how much of that has to do with having a unique name!" Jul. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Talan because I have liked the name for years. I get funny stares from strangers who have never heard it before! its amazing how rude people can be. But most agree to liking it as I always will, so it doesnt really matter. The only thing i admit to not liking is people asking me if it is Talon like the eagle claw...thats why I'm glad we at least chose a different spelling. In my opinion a talon is a claw that is sharp. My boy Talan is sharp and intelligent too!" Mar. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love the name, would spell it either Tallan or Tallen, a bit more funkyness to it. Planning on namming my boy that :)" Jan. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had my son one year ago and his name is Talon. It's the only name his father and I could agree on. I have compliments on it from people all the time, old and young. Talon is an awesome, unique name." Jan. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My adopted son was given the name Talon by his birthmother, and we kept it. People often mispronounce it with a long a vowel sound, even though it's spelled exactly like a talon of a bird. Many people who see the name before they meet the child often assume the feminine." May. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my son Talyn. It seems there are a lot of girls that spell it that way. I heard Talon as a boy's name and changed the spelling using the "y" not realizing that it is predominantly feminine... I still think that it is masculine, though. Opinions ?" Jan. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Tarlan, but pernounced Talon. For work, I use Talan on my email sig. since it is pernounced differently than it is written. I didnt want to use Talon because of the claw thing. But I do love my name since it is so different." Jan. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Talon, pronounced Tah-len. 90% of the time, he gets called Tay-len though, haha. I love this name (obviously). Its unique without being outrageous. Its masculine (to me) without sounding rough. And I couldnt imagine my son going by any other name :) I love this name." Jul. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My grandson is named Talan. My daughter heard the name on Laguna Beach. It wasn't her first choice, but the best choice that she and the baby's father could agree on. His name is Talan Lee." Jun. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my sons name is Talan........I think it is beautiful and there aren't many strange nicknames he can get because of it." Mar. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are naming our son Talan Pierce, it just sounds so unique and quite strong. It will be great in about 10 years to see the influxe of all these new and original names." Jan. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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