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What does Leonine mean?

Leonine Pronunciation of Leonine [leo-nine] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leonine is "lion". Leonine is a variant form of Leonie (Latin).

Associated with: lion.


8 related forms via Leonie: Leonda, Leondra, Leondrea, Leone, Leonela, Leoni, Leonline and Leontine.

Creative forms:
(female) Lanine, Lynine, ..

(male) Leonilo, Leonim, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leonine Gia (L.G.), ..

How popular is Leonine?

Leonine is an unusual given name for women. Leonine is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Leontine, Leonie and Leone are the popular related forms of Leonine (not ranked). Other forms, like Leonline, are uncommon. These relations of Leonine were at the height of their popularity 115 years ago (median #786), but now, the form Leone has fallen out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Berdine, Bettine, Chorine, Coline, Deanne, Delaine, Delsine (see Dulce), Deonne, Destine, Eevonne, Evonne, Ivorine, Jannine, Jeanine, Jeannine, Jenene, Jenine, Jenne, Jennine, Joline, Kerrine, Korine, Lanie, Lannie, Larine, Leandre, Leanna, Leanne, Lenae, Lenice, Lenita, Lennice, Leoine, Leoline, Leonara, Leonarde (see Leonarda), Leonia, Leonor, Leonore, Leontina, Leontyne, Leraine, Leslie, Letice, Leverne, Levina, Levonne, Lexina, Lexine, Lidwine, Linnie, Loise, Loni, Lonie, Lonni, Loraine, Lorie, Lorine, Lotie, Louise, Lurline, Lusine, Melaine, Melvine, Morine, Nerine, Onorine, Reine, Renne, Rosine, Roxine, Soline, Verline, Yvonne and Zeline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leonine.

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