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Name Léon

Meaning:the lionTools:

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About the name Léon in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:French
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Leon, León, Deon, Keon, Lean, Leen, Leen, Leo, Léo, Leona     Details
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About Leo/Leonie, the group of names with the same origin as Léon

Meaning/translation:the lion
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:derives from a late Latin cognomen
 also a short form of the names Leonhard and Leopold
 until now there were 13 popes with this name
Words:leo = the lion  Latin
Topics:Popes, Roman nickname
Variants' top ranks:1:Leo Finland/Finnish 2015,  1:Léon Germany 2001,  1:Leon Germany 2006,  1:Léo France 2014,  1:Leonie Austria 2005,  13:Lone Denmark 2015,  15:Lionel Switzerland/German 2010,  26:Léonie France 2012,  28:León Chile 2015,  32:Leona Switzerland/German 2010
Somehow related to:Leonhard, Leopold
Name variants:Léane, Leola, Leona, Leoni, Léoni, Leonie, Léonie, Leonique, Leonita, Lona, Lone, Leo, Léo, Leon, León, Léon, Leonas, Léonce, Leone, Leonel, Leonello, Lev, Lew, Lio, Lion, Lionel   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Léon

SeriesGraphRankings
BelgiumGraph2015 592014 67,  2013 75,  2012 96,  2011 91
Belgium prevalence 2013 192
England+WalesGraph2002 73,  2001 732000 86,  1999 87,  1998 98
FranceGraph2012 812002 271
France/Paris 2015 20
GermanyGraph2015 5,  2014 8,  2012 6,  2002 4,  2001 12000 4,  1999 4
Germany FirstGraph2015 5,  2014 2
Switzerland 1997 154
Switzerland/FrenchGraph2015 342014 40
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