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Menon may refer to:
- Menon (subcaste), a honorary title accorded to some members of the Nair community of Kerala, in southern India. It is used as a surname by many holders of this title; some notable such persons include:
- MGK Menon, physicist and policymaker
- Anand Menon, a Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College London
- P.C. Kuttikrishna Menon, author, also known as Uroob.
- P. N. Menon, film maker
- Revathi Menon, actress/director
- Biju Menon, actor
- Gautham Menon, film maker
- K. P. Karunakara Menon, former president of the Nair Service Society
- Chengalathu Kunhirama Menon, journalist
- K. P. Kesava Menon, Indian independence activist
- V.P. Menon (1894–1966), played a vital role in the integration of India
- V.K. Krishna Menon (1896–1974), former Defence Minister of India
- Shivshankar Menon, India's current National Security Advisor
- C. Achutha Menon, former Chief Minister of Kerala
- Lakshmi N. Menon, former Deputy Foreign Minister
- Vinod C Menon, member of the National Disaster Management Authority
- P. N. Menon, Indian Ambassador to Greece and Yugoslavia
- In addition, Menon appears widely as a name in Greek historical figures:
- Menon (Trojan), a Trojan soldier in Trojan War
- Múnón, also called Mennón, a Trojan chieftain or king mentioned by the twelfth-century Icelandic writer Snorri Sturluson that may refer to Menon (trojan), Memnon (mythology), or another person.
- Menon (Phidias), a workman with Phidias
- Menon I of Pharsalus, assisted Cimon at Battle of Eion
- Menon II of Pharsalus, led troops assisting Athens in the Peloponnesian War
- Menon III of Pharsalus or Meno, a Thessalian general and character in Plato's Meno dialogue
- Menon IV of Pharsalus, 4th century Greek general
- Menon, 4th century BC Peripatetic writer on medicine: see Anonymus Londinensis
- It has also appeared, less frequently, as a French name
- Meno, a dialogue by Plato, is sometimes referred to also as Menon.
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