Leon meaning, origin, history

Name: Leon No. of characters: 4 Gender: BoyOrigin: English German Polish Slovene Croatian Dutch Ancient Greek Latin
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Meanings: Lion Brave as a Lion Symbolizing Kingliness and Grandeur and Courage Lion-bold Lion of Naples Form of Leonard Like a Lion Leo Short form of Leonhard (meaning composition of "Lion" and "strong") In addition to the form of Leo (meaning: Leo). In Germany in the 21st century is very fashionable.

Leon was ranked 306 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 3.16% from its previous ranking of 316 in 2014. Leon was ranked 861 in 1992 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.62% from its previous ranking of 839 in 1991.

Full form of Leon : Lonesome Excited Original Natty

Leon is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 85 in 2014. Around 15878 people wear Leon as their first name. Leon is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Leon is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1900 and ranked 306 (0.028521% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 163589 people wear Leon as their first name. Leon is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1891 and ranked 306 (0.028521% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 163589 people have Leon as their first name. Leon is not a native United States and Leon may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.045761% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of Leon is 1.

Leon loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Leon generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Leon Aareon, Aceon, Acteon, Adeon, Adreon, Aeon, Aireon, Ajayceon, Alisceon, Amareon, Amarieon, Amilleon, Areon, Arieon, Arleon, Arreon, Aureon, Aveon, Avieon, BreneonFamous people named Leon
Léonie Berthonnaud in X.A.N.A. 2.0 as Actress
Leonora Hornblow in Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies as
Leona Helmsley in 1989 as
Jenny Leonhardt in Eloise at Large as Actress
Lili Leon in A la cama con Porcel as Actress
Pinky de Leon in Santa santita as Actress
Leonie Norton in One Life to Live as Actress
Leona Gage in Tales of Terror as Actress
Suzanne Leonard in Under the Rainbow as Actress
Annie Leonard in The Story of Stuff as
Leon Ames, actor
Leon Fromkess, producer,production manager
Leon Shamroy, cinematographer,director
Leon Abrams, writer,director
Leon Adair Jr., actor
Names like Leon Leo, Leoba, Leobardo, Leocadia, Leocadio, Leoda, Leodan, Leodbriht, Leodegance, Leodegario, Leodegran, Leodegrance, Leodhere, Leodis, Leodore, Leodwald, Leof, Leofa, Leofard, Leofeca
Leon Namesakes Comments :Leon is a male first name. The first name comes from the Greek Λέων ( transliteration : Léon ) and means "lion". The name is particularly common in Greece, Spain and France. In Germany, it was until the early 1990s forgiven little years, but increased in a short time to become one of the most popular first names. From 1999 to 2010 Leon was consistently in the top ten most awarded name for male infants. 2001, 2006 and 2007 respectively, it was ranked number 1 of these statistics. In Poland the name was recorded for the first time about 1265 year lat. inserted Leo and about 1443 year in the form of Leon. Attested also form Len (= Leon), which could also be a diminutive of Lenart. - Lucrecia Culton
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Other variants of Leon :Levon Léon Léonce Léonide Lionel Levan Leonidas Leone Leonida Leonzio Leonas Leonid Leonti Leontiy Leonty León Leoncio  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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