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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named London

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named London in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name London:

  • Records indicate that 4,375 boys in the United States have been named London since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2009, when 517 people in the U.S. were given the name London. Those people are now 11 years old.

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    Comments about the name London

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      63 Positive Comments

  • "My surname is London.. ive always wanted to have a child and name him or her London.. Well i now have a 2 month old son and he is London James!" Mar. 10, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "Love the name London. Our 2 year old is named London Price. 💙" Jun. 19, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "It was 28 years ago that our son was born and we named him London. Our son has never been picked on because of his name and he really likes it and everyone thinks it is a cool name.London has grown up to be an extraordinary and handsome young man. The name London definitely suits him." Sep. 15, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name! It sticks out, especially because my name is Londen. With an "e" and I'm a guy so that makes it even better. Met many people who thought that my name is awesome! Keeps people guessing why my parents named me Londen... Two decades later and I still don't know. Lol" Sep. 27, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little boys name is London Harbor and he is a doll. Very happy with the name we picked." Jul. 29, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "One of my favorite girl names...LOVE it and also love the spelling " Londyn"." Jul. 21, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think London would be a very cute guys name I love it and it would be a great twin name for boys London and Brandon how cute would that be" Jun. 21, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My nephews name is London he is 7 years old. We love his name he's a very handsome boy." Jun. 8, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ever since I was a little girl i wanted to name my son London. When I watched the suite life of Zack and Cody I sa wthe little girl's names was London Timpton. I was ashamed knowing London seemed to be more of a girl's name, but when I was pregnant, I decided to name my son or daughter London. I had a baby boy his name is London Chase. He doesn't like the fact his teacher calls him Landon, but I know he loves it. I hope one day, everyone will realize that London is a handsome beautiful name. My London was born January 2007." May. 3, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 4 year old sons name is London Les Paul Savage. His dad is a guitar player so what better than to name is middle name Les Paul after the inventor of the electric guitar and London being where all the great rock and roll was born and Savage welp can't really help what your last name is but I can tell you he is a little Savage lol! I do like the name way better for a boy than a girl" May. 1, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 8 month old son is named London. I had to fight his dad over the name, but he warmed up to it quickly. He didn't have a choice. Of course he loves the name now. it beats him being named after a soccer player like he wanted. Everyone loves his name." Feb. 9, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son was born on May 9, 2007. His name is Londyn. We loved how we spelled it, its different. We actually met a couple that had a son a few years older than ours, named London." Sep. 9, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey im nameing my new baby bro london so eff u haters" Jun. 12, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our son (2006) London Scott - EVERYONE loves his name. I don't like it as much for a girl, but for a boy it rocks." Feb. 6, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • ", london is a beautiful for both girl and boy i feel if my baby girl wants a job somewhere big in the world the london is it. it is not to ghetto unknown or hard to pronounce its soothing peaceful and gorgeous ." Jan. 31, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Not sure why you would name a girl after a linebacker in the NFL, but London works great for boys!" Jan. 31, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "London is my Surname and we have a daughter and no sons. She will probably name her child London one day as it will be the only way to keep our family name alive. It's a great name either as a surname or a first name. It has strength to it. People always love my surname." Dec. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We had our son on June 29, 2010 and his name is London Connor. We had so many negative comments before he was born and being teased especially since he is half Peruvian. Now, everyone loves him and he's so cute and everyone says oh wow, that is an awesome name! Go figure. I love it for a boy and I think it's not a good girl name although so many parents with tweens associate it with London Tippton on Suite life of zack and cody." Dec. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is London and I was born in 1986, everyone who named there kid after this year are copy cats." Nov. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 5 week old son is named London Sawyer... we had a few negative comments when we first decided but now everyone loves it!" Nov. 8, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 8 Month old sons name is London Shaun we wanted something different not everyone in our family like it especailly the older ones but hey hes our son and we love the name :)" Oct. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My five- year old son is named London. My husband and I love it. I am starting to hear the name more often though. We liked it because it was a little different. People in the family who didn't like it at first, could not picture our son w/ any other name now! He's a London!" Oct. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "love the name. we are having a girl this december and my husband fell in love with it. just not sure if we should change the spelling to londyn or leave it as london." Sep. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im 6 months and Im loving this name! Im having a girl and my husband and I plan to name her London Elizabeth. I think its super girly and it fits with our last name....I only wish my family liked it as much as we do!" Sep. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 17-year-old son's name is London. My husband thought of it as a name for a boy long before I was even pregnant. It has a nice ring with our last name and sounded cool. Best I can tell, everyone who hears our son's name really likes its uniqueness. Our son "carries" his name well. The name seems to have a classiness to it." Jun. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughter is named London Daisy everyone loves it and it suits her perfect as a classy lady" Jun. 5, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im 3 months pregnant now, i fell in LOVE with the name london when i first read it. i like it for either boy or girl, I like London for a boy, and Londyn for a girl. :)" May. 31, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My first child is due October 12th, 2010. I am a 32 year old male and it just came into my head one day, I guess it is more popular than I thought. My spouse is beginning to come around to it but ever other person I asked seems to love the name. I want to use Londyn McKenzie for a girl and London Christopher if it's a boy. I sure do hope she approves afer awhile cuz I am in love with the name." Mar. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 5 months pregnant and naming my daughter Londyn. I absolutely love it but I do get half and half from other people. Her father doesnt like it and would prefer AAliyah but that is so common to me." Jan. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our 5 year old son is named London and everyone loves it. When we were researching names, London was the masculine spelling and Londyn was the feminine." Dec. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I had a baby last week and I called her Ludyaine Marie, Marie after my boyfrieds mum and We live in London" Oct. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is going to be Londyn[London] Dominic. I really don't like the name for a girl, but I love it for a boy." Oct. 29, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's a great boys name. I am ot too fond of it for a girl." Oct. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter London Elizabeth. Most people love it when we tell them. We have got the odd few who compare it to names like "apple" and "sunday rose"." Sep. 22, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is due in February 2010 & her name will be London Dominique. My husband & I agreed on her name immediately as it was in London that we met, fell in love & had our first place together & we moved into our first place together in London in the month of Februay which is when our daughter is due." Sep. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Easy to say "London, like the city" for spelling. Used for son to carry on my maiden name. Love how unique it is, especially for my now common last name. Masculine or feminine. Other son Riley unisex too. So easy to pronounce both." Jul. 31, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm due 08/02/09 and my lovely daughters name will be Londyn Ryan J. If I ever have a son I was thinking of Landon..." Jun. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Husband and I named our daughter who is 2 London Noelle, it's so nice to see there are other London's out there..." Apr. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My grandson was born September 2007 and my daughter named him Londin Jamir. I love the name alot. She get's so many compliments on his name. People think that it's a beautiful name." Mar. 3, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in just 4 days and plan on naming our new baby boy London Terrell. My husband and I see it on TV. There happened to be a college football game and when the starting players were being introduced I seen it come across the screen. I loved it and think it will go well with our other sons Blake and Bailey." Nov. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is our number one pick for a baby boy name! I had a terribly common name and hated it when I was growing up. I always wished I had a more unique name. The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, as they say! I can't believe someone gets picked on by kids at school for having the name London. What are their names? Sheesh." Nov. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a baby boy, we named london and I think its the most precious name. not alot of people have this name, it was a really common name for boys in the'30's but since girls are allowed to ahve boy names with no problems and thus has grown into popularity most people associate it with being a girls name. its not but I guess now since more and more girls are being given this name it has become a unisex name. its cute either way!" Oct. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I gave birth to my daughter, London Sue Paige in April 2008. I came up with it because, my friend's name is Sydney, and I wanted a "City" name, Paris was a heck no because of Hilton's, of coure Sydney was out, and the next thing I thought of was, London. The people at the dr office all the time mix up my cousin's son with my daughter London and Landon. lol. I live in a small community so everyone finds it to be a gorgeous and original name. I love this name, and it totally fits my daughter, I could not see her with any other name. I really had NO idea it was a boy name, lol." Sep. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is London Makenzie and I love the name. I think it is beautiful and both my husband and I fell in love with it. I view it as being an unisex name in that I can see it being used on a male or a female. Pretty much everyone I have come in contact with love the name with the exception of people from the United Kingdom...Oh well, I always each their own." Sep. 9, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born in March and I named her London. Everyone I have ever told her name too absolutely loves it! It is perfect and suits her well. If we had a boy we would have named in London too. It's great for male or female!" Sep. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm 7 months and naming my daughter London Marie everyone says it's beautiful." Aug. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I are naming our baby girl London Grace. I think it is beautiful and rare, the perfect name!" Aug. 12, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have personally only seen this name for a girl, but I could see it as a boy too. My son's name is Peyton, which is a unisex name as well. I have considered naming our next child if it is a girl, London. I do like the spelling of Londyn...that's pretty." Jul. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We have a daughter we just named London. To me it sounds like a girls name. Plus, I thought all cities took the fem. trait? Anyway, its a beautiful name either way." Jul. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am expecting my first child in august 2008. We have decided to name her Londyn Clara. I wasn't so fond of it at first but my husband fell in love with the name the first time he heard it! It has definitely grown on me. Everyone has been calling her Londyn that changing the name now would by weird. Son Londyn it is. I don't like it as a boys name." Jun. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like this spelling for a for a boy, but my husband and I are having a girl in August and we are going to name her Londin Maisey." Apr. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in October of 2008 and If I have a girl Londyn is definitely her name..." Apr. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just was on a website an saw landon, i didnt like that much so thought of london...i think its trendy. Our first boy is Dallas so i think it goes well." Feb. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My younger brother's name is London and everyone has always liked it. Someone we met once even ended up changing his name to London after being acquainted with our family. I think it's great for a boy's name. A lot of mom's now days just seem to like giving their baby girls masculine sounding names. *shrug* I think Berlin would be a pretty girl name if you're looking for a city. The "lin" part..." Feb. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I just heard this name on American Idol and fell in love with it. We are expecting soon, and if it is a girl, London is in my top 5 for name choice. Heck, maybe even for a boy." Jan. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My four year old son is London. Because the name is not common, people who have not seen him in awhile have a hard time remember his name and call him Landon or Londean or some other strange variation. People who meet us for the first time always say how unique/uncommon the name is, but most say they like it." Jan. 9, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are naming our baby girl London. I never thought of this as a boys just doesn't have that ring to me. It's nice either which way." Jan. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am planning on naming my baby girl (due April 08) Londyn Paige .. i think it sounds so cute! and goes perfect with my 3 boys - Colton, Talon and Caden" Dec. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My baby boy's name is London finally april 3rd I looked in a history book for all names and when i seen this one i just fell in love...and it's such a boyish name doesn't seem right for a girl at all...but to each it's own i knew a little girl named ryanne and her sister was shayne!" Oct. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im having a girl in a couple weeks, we were thinking Kaitlyn but for some reason Im loving the idea of London for a girl." Sep. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our baby boy is due in December and we have decided on the name Londen. We choose this spelling so it stood out from the City name. We are also thinking of keeping the name even if it turns out to be a girl. Its a unique name and hasn't been over used yet." Aug. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are due to have our first baby in July 2007, and have decided to name him London. We wanted our son to stand out and make the name London something really fun so others would want that name too." Jun. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are due to have our first baby in July 2007, and have decided to name him London. We wanted our son to stand out and make the name London something really fun so others would want that name too." Jun. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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  • "my name is London and I get ridiculed everywhere. I hate being named London. I get picked on all the time at my school." Jul. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      19 Neutral Comments

  • "My 7 year old son is Named London! His name is well received. He too likes it bc he is the only London he knows in town. He plays many sports and I love hearing his friends and other parents cheering him on during his games. His name definitely stands out in a very strong/cool way! Many family members did not like it and told us so when we were naming him. So glad we did not pay them any attention! I love my London Pie!" Dec. 22, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My wife and I are naming our son-on-the-way London. We saw it in a baby name book under the boys names. We didn't even realize it was also a girls name. I personally don't care for it for a girl, but to each their own. :)" Sep. 4, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have called my son London as I thought it was different.....guess it really isn't but love the name. My husband and I get a lot of strange looks when we tell them his name....our baby "London" is 2 months old." Nov. 22, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm 7 months pregnant, and I'm expecting my 4th child, a 3rd boy. I love the name London or Londen. This name is more of a boy's name." Oct. 30, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am 6months and due in october I fell in love with the name London as well for a boy but everyone thinks its a girl name. Don't know what to DO?" Jun. 23, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter who was born in 2009 is called London, i fell in love with the name but because we dont live far from london-uk, people always ask if we choose the name because she was concieved there. I have not heard of another child being called london before, except on tv lol" Feb. 8, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born on June 6, 2009 and her name is London Elise. My husband and I decided on that name before we even knew the sex of our baby! I love that its so unique." Jan. 27, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "we are naming our daughter londyn jade, im glad to see the change of spelling is acceptable lol. i felt that a "y" was more feminine than an "o"." Jan. 2, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is London i love its uniqueness i hate that every one is starting to get the name but hey its a free country. itll be refreshing not having to hear the london bridges or fergie song every time i introduce myself lol. The name is still cute and I say good luck and best wishes to those of you with babies on the way, a name can really make you stand out or make your life miserable. Choose wisely lol" Oct. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is London Ivy born 2 months ago :)" Sep. 8, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "im almost 16 wks pregnant, bub is due 07.02.2011 , i find out the sexy in little over a week, deffinately Calling "London Princess" if bub is a girl. and "Cruz Jefferson" if a boy :)" Aug. 19, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love it for a girl. I would like it for a little boy... But boys grow up to be men and it is way too fem for a man." Jan. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my daughter's name London A. I will leave the middle name" May. 13, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter was born in April 2008 and her name is London Bethany." May. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm 17 and due in april 2008 I'm going 2 name my son London Ali McHenry he's going 2 be black white and thai I can't wait 2 have him! If I have a girl her name will be Aris Ja'Dore" Sep. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i named my daughter londyn lee. everyone loves the name when i tell them what it is. the nurse at the hospital said that i won the prize for the best name of the month when she was born. lol i'm surprised that the person with the name london gets ridiculed. i dont think london is weird or strange. my son's name is austin...and that's a city too. so is paris and brooklyn and dallas etc etc. no one seems to think those are weird." Jun. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like it for a boy, not so much for a girl. I like feminine names for girls. I am pregnant now and I am thinking of it for my boy." Feb. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i looooooove this name its so original to many people are named paris and this is still a city but its a prettier name im chnging my name to it" Mar. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I do not think I'd pick this name as it is too close to Landen and may be mistaken frequently." Jul. 7, 2005: Report as inappropriate

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