Napoleon - Meaning Of Napoleon, What Does Napoleon Mean?

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Napoleon Meaning


What does Napoleon mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Napoleon is of Italian origin.

The meaning of Napoleon is "from naples, lion".  

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

Napoleon is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Na-po-leon.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5361 in baby name popularity for boys with 17 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


The name Napoleone is a form of Napoleon.

Napoleon falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Napoleon Bonaparte.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Napoleon in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Napoleon 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 Napoleon in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Napoleon Numerology page.

Napoleon Numerology
Napoleon in Hieroglyhics
Napoleon in Nautical Flags
Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.

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