What does Leona mean?
Associated with: lion
Related girl name: Loni.Kreatif forms:
(female) Leonai, Lieona, ..
(male) Leonam, Leont, ..
How popular is Leona?
Leona is a very prominent first name for females (#281 out of 4276, Top 7%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#101157 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Leona for girls. Leona reached its highest position of #75 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is at #738 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Leola, Leon, Leone, Leonia, Leonie, Leontine and Loni are the popular related forms of Leona (#738 the previous year) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Leona was more pronounced among parents in the 1900s (usage of 0.4%) and has become much lower since, with versions such as Leola becoming less in vogue.
Leona▼ is alike in pronunciation to Lanai, Lannah, Lanny, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Leannah, Leena, Lenah, Leni, Lewana, Leyna, Liahna, Lianna, Linea, Linnae, Linnea, Lonna, Luana, Luanna, Lyna, Lynae, Lynah, Lynnae and Lynnea. Other suggested similar names are Anona, Arona, Bena, Deana▼, Dena▼, Deona, Diona, Eena, Geena, Gena▼, Genna, Geonna, Jeana, Jena▼, Jenna▼, Keena, Keona, Latona, Leala, Lean, Leann▼, Lecia, Leesa, Leeya, Legra, Leia▲, Lene, Lenora▼, Leoda, Leonara, Leonor, Leora▼, Leota▼, Lesha, Letoya, Letta, Levona, Lexia, Lora▼, Meena, Merona, Mona▼, Neina, Riona, Sedona, Teona, Veena, Venna, Verona▼ and Yona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leona.