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Meaning and Origin of: Tallon girl

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First name origin & meaning:

English: Claw

First name variations: Taelon, Taelyn, Talen, Talon

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English and Irish (of Norman origin), and French: from a Germanic personal name derived from tal ‘destroy’, either as a short form of a compound name with this first element (compare Talbot) or as an independent byname.
  2. English and Irish (of Norman origin), and French: metonymic nickname for a swift runner or for someone with a deformed heel, from Old French talon ‘heel’ (a diminutive of tal, Latin talus).
  3. Spanish (Tallón): either a Spanish variant of Catalan Talló (see Tallo) or a habitational name from any of the places in A Coruña, Ourense, and Pontevedra provinces called Tallón.
  4. A native of the Champagne region of France, Jean Talon was intendant for New France in 1665–68, and again in 1669–72.
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