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See also: talon and talón



The surname derives from Old French talon (heel) as a nickname for a deformity, or for a swift runner; also diminutive of Talbot and Talleyrand. The modern given name is associated with English talon.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name originating from English of modern usage.
    • 2010, David Farland, The Wyrmling Horde: Book 7 of the Runelords, Hachette UK →ISBN
      'Very well, I shall call you Talon from now on. What does the name mean, in the tongue of the small folk?' 'It is a claw, like that found on a hawk,' Talon said.