Elon (name)

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Elon
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameHebrew
MeaningOak Tree
Other names
Related namesAlon, Ilan

Elon (אֵילוֹן in Hebrew), is a masculine first name, or Jewish surname, which means "tree" or "oak tree" in the Hebrew language. Variants of the name include Alon, Eilan, Eilon, Elan, Ilan and Ilon.

The given name Elon became more popular in the years 2010s (from #3,310 in 2008 to #885 in 2018 for baby boys in the US) thanks to the rise to fame of entrepreneur Elon Musk (who is not himself Jewish[1]). 1

The name may refer to:

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  • Elon Muskox, a mosaiculture horticultural living sculpture at City Hall in Yellowknife, NWT, Canada

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