The name Landon is of English origin and means "From The Long Hill." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Landon is an English surname that, like other surnames, has made its way onto the popular baby names charts. ommon nicknames for the name Landon include Lan, Lanny, and Land. Famous people with the name Landon include athletes Landon Donovan, Landon Cohen, and Landon Johnson. Michael Landon was a famous actor known for the television show, Little House on the Prairie. Landon Carter Haynes was a 19th century American politician. Fictional characters with the name Landon include Landon from the movie Planet of the Apes and Herbert Landon from the comic series, Spider Man. Landon Carter is a character from the film and book A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks.