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Leonie /le-onie/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced LAY-o-nee, LEE-oh-nee, lay-OH-nee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leonie is "lion". Léonie is the French feminine form of Leon, more popular in Europe than Leona. See also Loni.


Leonie has 10 variants: Leonda, Leondra, Leondrea, Leone, Leonela, Leoni, Leonie, Leonine, Leonline and Leontine.

Leonie has 14 more related variations via Leona, Loni: Leeona, Leeowna, Leoine, Leola, Leonelle, Leonia, Leontyne, Leowna, Lona, Lonee, Lonie, Lonna, Lonni and Lonnie.

Kreatif forms: Lenie, Linie, Lynie. [more]

pinHow popular is Leonie?

Leonie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2784 out of 4276, Top 65%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Leonie for girls. Leonie reached its highest rank of #712 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leonie name in U.S.

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

Leona (#738 in 2014), Lonie, Lonna, Lonnie, Loni, Leontine, Leone, Leola and Lona are the prominent alternative forms of Leonie. Variants like Lonee are seldom used. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.3959%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0262%, down 93.4%), with forms like Leola, Lona, Leonie, Leone and Lonie falling out of style. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Leonie and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leonie, Leola, Leona, Leone, Leontine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lona, Loni, Lonie, Lonna, Lonnie in U.S.

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

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Leonie is pronounced similarly to Lanie, Lannie, Lenae and Linnie. Other recommended similar baby names are Leanne and Lene. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leonie.