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

6835

Leone is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Leone thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Leone

Leone is an Italian variant of the name Leon and of Latin and Greek origin. In some countries, Leon is a feminine name and derived from the girl’s name Leona.

What is the meaning of the name Leone?

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

Pronunciation of Leone

Notable people with the name

Leone Leoni (1509 – 1590), Italian sculptor and goldsmith - Leone Strozzi (1515 – 1554), diplomat of the Order of Malta - Leone da Modena (1571 – 1648), Venetian rabbi - Leone Allacci (c. 1586 – 1669), Greek classical philologist - Leone Baptiste Dumonceau (1760 – 1821), Dutch officer - Leone Caetani (1869 – 1935), Italian historian - Leone Giovanni Battista Nigris (1884 – 1964), Italian clergyman - Leone Giacomo Ossola (1887 – 1951), Italian bishop - Leone Minassian (1905 – 1978), Armenian-Italian painter - Leone Ginzburg (1909 – 1944), Ukrainian-Italian writer - Leone Efrati (1916 – 1944), Italian boxer - Leone Frollo (1931 – 2018), Italian comic artist - Leone Bagnall (1933 – 2017), Canadian politician - Leone di Lernia (1938 – 2017), Italian comedian and singer - Leone Pompucci (born 1961), Italian film and television director

Popularity of the name Leone

The name Leone is ranked #6835 overall.

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