Names of the Week
Word of the Week
total  More

Lyonesse Meaning


Quick Facts







No. Of Syllables:


No. Of Letters:


Origin & Meaning

The name Lyonesse is of Arthurian origin.

The meaning of Lyonesse is "wife of gareth".  

It is also of Celtic origin, where its meaning is "little lion".


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Lyonesse Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Lyonesse has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Lyonesse to other names.


What will your new little Lyonesse be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Lyonesse are often knowing and cool but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

Lyonesse is a variant spelling of Lyones.

Other Tidbits

Lyonesse falls into the name categories animal, Arthurian legend.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lyonesse in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lyonesse.

Just for fun, see the name Lyonesse in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lyonesse in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This