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The first name 
Travon

Travon is a first name typically given to boys, but in rare cases also used as a girls name.

When two boys called Travon meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Travon is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 4 out of 100,000 boys have been named Travon. In the SmartGenius ranking, Travon is # 1,872 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Travon.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Travon

Travon -
special, but at home in many states

You may not know anyone named Travon, but there’s a good chance you live in the same state as someone with that name. In fact, 32 states are home to men and boys named Travon. (To be fair, a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s entirely possible that there are still a few men and boys named Travon living in one state or another. If your name is Travon and you live outside of the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can refine our statistics even further). And while the first name is present in many states, it is still not one of the popular ones. In Maryland, which has the most people named Travon relative to the population, you still have to ask 7,421 men and boys their names before you hear Travon as an answer just once.

Travon has 6 letters 
and begins with a T

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter T is a particularly popular initial letter for boys’ names. That’s because 6.3% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for boys’ names are J, A and D.

With six letters, the name Travon is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

With 6.3% of all boys' names that begin with the letter T, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average. And Thomas is the boys’ name starting with T, which is the most common of all.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Travon

If your name is Travon and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Travon

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Travon, you can simply say:

Tiger

Rocket

Apple

Violin

Orange

Nut

This is how the name Travon is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Travon in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Travon

Travon

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Travon

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Travon is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

T
R
A
V
O
N

Have you ever waved the name Travon

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

T
R
A
V
O
N

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Travon sounds like this: