What does Lionel mean?
The meaning of Lionel is "young lion, lion cub".
Lionel is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lio-nel.
The Given Name Lionel
A name fit for a child full of allure and familiarity, a little seeker.
A name that will flow off your tongue.
Lionel falls into the animal name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Conacher, and Lionel Jospin.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 661 in baby name popularity for boys with 388 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
View the Lionel Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Lionel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Lionel to other names.
Lionel Related Names
Variants of the name Lionel include Lionell.
- Lionel Barrymore ~ Actor
- Lionel Conacher ~ Ice Hockey Player
- Lionel Jospin ~ French Prime Minister (1997-2002)
- Lionel Messi ~ Soccer Player
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Lionel Name Fun
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