Leona name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 10th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin and Old Greek
Usage: English, German, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Tamil
Pronunciation: Lee-OH-nuh
Meaning: Brave as a Lioness, Feminine of Leon and The Word Leo with the Meaning Lion
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What does Leona mean?

Origin of Darling and Enduring Leona is in Latin and Old Greek is used majorly in Icelandic, Tamil, English, Finnish, German, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian and a unisex name, meaning of Leona is "Brave as a Lioness, Feminine of Leon or The Word Leo with the Meaning Lion".

Leona is variant of famous and all time favorite Helen. Helen is equivalent of Helene in English language. Meaning of Helen is Shining Light, Basket and The Torch is rooted from English and Old Greek.

Leona is variant of Leonida. Leonida is feminine variant of Leonid. Also Leonida is feminine variant of Leonidas. Celebrated and Ceaseless Leonida's origin is Old Greek, meaning of Leonida is "Leon Which Means Lion, Son of Léon and Son of the Lion".

Leona is effeminate version of Leon. Leon is variation of unfading and famed Leo. Also Leon is variation of Germanic Names Beginning with Leon-. Leon is also version of durable and dominant Napoleon.

Leon is resulted from Napoleon. Leon is abridged form of Leonhard. Meaning of Leon is Form of Leonard, Strong and Like a Lion came from Germanic, Old Greek and Latin.

How Leona is perceived as a baby name?

Leona is a unique and intriguing baby girl name of Latin origin. It is derived from the word "lioness" which signifies strength, courage, and ferocity.

As a name, Leona has a certain elegance and charm that sets it apart from other popular baby girl names. It is a perfect choice for parents who want to give their daughter an animal-inspired name with a touch of wildness and fearlessness.

The simplicity of this moniker makes it easy to spell and pronounce, while its meaning adds depth and complexity to its overall appeal. With its rich history and cultural significance, Leona is truly an exceptional choice for any baby girl looking for a strong name that embodies power, beauty, and grace.

How do I pronounce Leona?

One syllabled Leona is most commonly pronounced as Lee-OH-nuh with emphasis on second OH syllable. There are multiple ways to say the baby name, i.e., le(o)-na.

Variants of Leona

Lenia, Helen, Leonida, Leni, Lenja, Helene, Eileen, Elle, Ilene, Helenmarie, Leonidas, Leonides, Leonia, Leonie, Leonarda

Names that rhyme with Leona

How popular is the name Leona?

a popular name in United States having over 109214 recievers in 171 years of usage. The moniker is At present ascending on the charts, in 1904, the moniker grabbed the 69th spot and 3335 baby girls were given the name.

In addition to that, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 27 times In England and Wales, Leona was once a common name since emerging in 1996 it has been given to over 2024 babies.

At its zenith in 2007,. After 23 years, the name has past its prime. Also, Leona was a common name in France. Over 3699 babies have been named Leona since 1900.

When at its peak in 1904,. However after 84 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Also, Leona used to be a common name in Switzerland, first appeared in 1998 and over 1299 babies have been given the name in 21 years.

When at its peak in 2008,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 21 years.

Leona is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1965 and was able to reach the top 100 names.

In 1980, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 97 on girl names chart when 90 babies were given the name Leona. Over 1545 babies in Ireland have been named Leona.

The first name is an uncommon baby name in Belgium, in use since 2005, peaked in 2018 when it ranked 520th. Over 149 babies in Belgium have been named Leona.

But Leona is a popular baby name in Philippines where every 1 in 20000 have the name as well as in, Canada and Czech Republic.

At least, 120000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Leona in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Leona?

You are hard to reach and even harder to trust. Make new mistakes and stop obsessing over old ones. You are highly resourceful and respectful around people who value honesty, justice, and dreams. You are into material possessions but you don't realize it's not what matters most. Having letter A as your capstone reveals how you look at life and other people. You secretly believe that you are a genius.

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  •  Sore - Girl name Sore is dominantly used in Swedish and Greenlandic has its roots in Latin, meaning of Sore is "Arise"
  •  Flaviane - Latin name Flaviane means "Yellow"
  •  Lettie - Celebrated and Venerable girl name Lettie came from Latin, Old Greek and Germanic, commonly used in English, Danish and Swedish languages, meaning of Lettie is "Allesse or Joy"
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Middle names for Leona

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Famous people named Leona

  • Leona Gom, Canadian poet and novelist
  • Leona Vicario,
  • Leona Mitchell, American operatic soprano and an Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame inductee
  • Leona Dalrymple, early 20th century American author of novels
  • Leona Kvasnicová, Czech dancer, choreographer and dance teacher
  • Leona E. Tyler, American psychologist and President of the American Psychological Association
  • Leona Woods, American physicist
  • Leona Dombrowsky, Canadian former politician in Ontario, Canada
  • Leona Helmsley,
  • Leona Brown, female boxer
  • Leona Florentino,
  • Leona Naess, British singer-songwriter
  • Leona Graham, British radio broadcaster and voiceover artist
  • Leona Aglukkaq, Canadian politician
  • Leona Lewis, British singer, songwriter, actress
  • Leona Hutton, American actress
  • Leona Troxell, New York-born politician
  • Leona Gage in Tales of Terror as Actress
  • Leona Axelsen in Cirkeln as Actress
  • Leona Levi in Extreme Soviet Sluts as Actress
  • Leona Anderson in House on Haunted Hill as Actress
  • Leona Cavalli Alleyona Canedo da Silva is a Brazilian actress born on November 6, 1969 in Rosário do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul.
  • Leona Ball is famous for her acting in movie Sherlock Holmes
  • In 1995, Leona Hirota played the role of Izumi Suzuki in biography and drama flick Endoresu warutsu.
  • In 2004 crime, thriller film, Charlie the Ox, Leona Butler portrayed Tom Shannon.
  • Leona Bergere, from 1922 comedy flick Schwarzwaldkinder, who portrayed Pfarrerin.

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