Name Leon Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Leon


Leon is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Leon?

Leon is a name of ancient Greek origin. Leon was merged with the Latin cognate Leo during the Christian era. It was a common name among Jews in medieval England.

What does the name Leon mean?

Leon means “lion” (from ancient Greek “léon/λέων” or Latin “leo”).

Pronunciation of Leon

Variants of the name Leon

León Léon

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Popularity of the name Leon

The name Leon is ranked #71 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.

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