Leon meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Leon No. of characters: 4 Gender: Origin of Léon: English German Polish Slovene Croatian Dutch Ancient Greek Latin
How to pronounce Leon léon What does my name mean? Meaning of Léon: French form of Leo (meaning: lion), Short form (of meaning composition: "Lion" and "strong") by Leonhard. Names that rhyme with Léon Léon, Napoléon, Siméon, SyméonFamous people named Léon Names like Léon Léon 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 Popularity of Leon

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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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