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What does Leonia mean?

Leonia Pronunciation of Leonia [leo-nia] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Leonia is "lion". Leonia is a version of Leona (Latin): feminine of Leon.

Associated with: lion.


Leonia has 4 variants: Leeona, Leeowna, Leonie and Leowna.

4 more different relations via Leona: Leoine, Leola, Leone and Leontine.

Creative forms:
(female) Lenia, Lunia, ..

(male) Leodio, Leoli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leonia Kamari (L.K.), ..

How popular is Leonia?

Leonia is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3313 out of 4276, Top 77%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Leonia reached its peak position of #924 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leonia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Leonia rated in the Top 2000 are Leola, Leona (#683 a year ago), Leone, Leonie and Leontine. Other variants, like Leowna, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Leonia reached its most widespread in the 1900s (average #590) and has become much diminished since (#1780, 94.6%), with forms like Leona becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonia, Leola, Leona, Leone, Leonie, Leontine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leonia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leonia is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lana, Lani, Lanie, Lanna, Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Leiana, Leina, Lenya, Leoni, Lewana, Lewanna, Liana, Lina, Linea, Linnie, Lona, Lonna, Lonni, Lonnie, Luna, Lyna and Lynna. Other recommended names are Adonia, Alonia, Beonca, Denia, Deona, Deonna, Donia, Fenia, Fronia, Genia, Geonna, Henia, Kenia, Kennia, Keona, Keonna, Lean, Leanne, Leanza, Ledonna, Leecia, Leia, Lelia, Lellia, Lene, Lenis, Lenita, Leonara, Leonela, Leonora, Leontina, Leora, Lesia, Lethia, Levania, Levenia, Levinia, Levona, Levonda, Lexia, Sedonia, Teoni, Teonna, Veenia, Venia, Xeenia, Xenia, Zeenia, Zenia and Zonia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leonia.

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