First name origins & meanings:

  1. Greek: Lion
  2. German: Lion-hearted
  3. Italian: Fierce one from Naples
  4. African American: Lion in a new city
  5. Spanish: Holy oil used in church

First name variations: Cal, Calandre, Calandia, Calandria, Calendre, Calinda, Callee, Calley, Cally, Calynda, Kalandra, Cayla, Ceil, Celia, Chloe, Cielo, Calandra, Clea, Cleta, Clio, Eleanore, Eleanora, Elinor, Elinore, Ellie, Nell, Eliana, Elana, Elanor, Elanore, Elenor, Elenore, Elianore, Ellenor, Ellinor, Ellinore, Elynor, Elanie, Eleanor, Leanore, Lina, Lenore, Lena, Liora, Achille, Achill, Achillea, Akil, Akilles, Achilles, Clem, Colin, Collin, Cullen, Cleve, Clive, Cleavon, Cleaveland, Cleavland, Clevon, Cleveland, Gyles, Gilles, Gillis, Gilean, Gil, Gillette, Gillian, Egedio, Egide, Egidius, Gide, Jetes, Jyles, Giles, Julien, Julyan, Julius, Jules, Jule, Julio, Giulo, Julian, Joles, Julas, Julean, Juliaan, Julianne, Julion, Julyan, Julyin, Julyon, Juliano, Julen, Juliene, Julienn, Julienne, Jullien, Jullin, Julyen, Julio, Juliyo, Julyo, Julias, Julious, Juliusz, Jullius, Juluis, Julian, Lennard, Lenard, Lennart, Lennie, Lenny, Len, Lénárd, Leó, Luitpold, Leupold, Li, Lion, Lionell, Lye, Lyon, Lyonel, Lyonell, Lonell, Lonnell, Lionel, Nappie, Nappy, Nap, Uilleac, Uilioc, Uilliog, Uillyog

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Southern Italian: nickname for a fierce or brave warrior, from Latin leo ‘lion’.
  2. Italian: from a short form of the personal name Pantaleo.
  3. Jewish: from the personal name Leo (from Latin leo ‘lion’), borrowed from Christians as an equivalent of Hebrew Yehuda (see Leib 3).
  4. English: from the Old French personal name Leon ‘lion’ (see Lyon 2).
  5. Spanish: variant or derivative of the personal name Leon.
  6. Dutch: from Latin leo ‘lion’, applied either a nickname for a strong or fearless man or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a lion; or alternatively from a personal name of the same derivation.
  7. German and Hungarian (Leó): Latinized form of Löwe (see Loewe).

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Tony Blair, Jeff Gordon, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem

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