What does Leon mean?
The meaning of Leon is "lion".
Leon is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lee-on.
The Given Name Leon
An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.
An appealing name that will rock parents.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Leon 'Goose' Goslin, Leon Blum, and Leon Bourgeois.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 276 in baby name popularity for boys with 1,308 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
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Leon Related Names
Leon has the diminutive (nickname) Leo.
- Leon 'Goose' Goslin ~ Baseball Player
- Leon Blum ~ French Prime Minister (1936-1937; 1938; 1946-1947)
- Leon Bourgeois ~ French Prime Minister (1895-1896), Nobel Prize for Peace 1920
- Leon Day ~ Baseball Player
- Leon Faucher ~ French Prime Minister (1851)
- Leon Gambetta ~ French Prime Minister (1881-1882)
- Leon Hall ~ Football Player
- Leon Jouhaux ~ Nobel Prize for Peace 1951
- Leon M. Lederman ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1988
- Leon N Cooper ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1972
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The numbers that make up your child's name.
Numerology may give you some insight.
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