First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Taelon, Taelyn, Talen, Talon
Last name origins & meanings:
- 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.
- 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).
(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
- 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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