Eilon Meaning and Origin

Eilon is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning “oak tree.” The name Eilon (pronounced ay-lon) has multiple meanings depending on the cultural interpretation. In Hebrew, Eilon means “oak tree” or “terebinth tree.” The oak tree is often associated with strength, endurance, and wisdom. In the Bible, the word “Eilon” appears as a place name in several instances. It is mentioned as a city within the territory of the tribe of Dan (Joshua 19:41). Eilon also appears as a name in the genealogy of King Saul (1 Chronicles 8:37-38). In Jewish tradition, the oak tree is considered sacred and symbolizes protection, shelter, and longevity. The name Eilon is relatively rare and not as widely used as more common Hebrew names. Its uniqueness can be seen as a positive aspect for those seeking an uncommon name for their child. Variations of the name Eilon include Elion, Ailon, Aylan, and Aylon.

Names similar to Eilon:

  • Eilan
  • Eilam
  • Eiloni
  • Eilin
  • Eilis
  • Eilif
  • Eilidh
  • Eilmer
  • Eilert
  • Eilwin

 

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