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Leoncio

What does Leoncio mean?

Leoncio Pronunciation of Leoncio [leon-cio] as a name for boys has its roots in Latin and Greek, and the name Leoncio means "lion". Leoncio is a variant form of Leo (Latin): a common name in Roman times. Leoncio is also a variation of Leon (Greek).

Associated with: greek, lion.

Variations

7 related forms via Leo, Leon: Leone, Leonel, Leonello, Leontios, Lioni, Lionisio and Lionni.

Creative forms:
(male) Lenus, Lioncio, ..

(female) Leoncey, Leonci, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leoncio Lonnie (L.L.), ..

How popular is Leoncio?

Leoncio is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Leo (#91 via latest list), Leon (#314) and Leonel (#389) are the prominent alternative forms of Leoncio (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Leoncio was well-received a century ago (adoption of 0.6%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.3%, 46% less), with the version Leon becoming less fashionable. Leonel is the most fashionable baby name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leo, Leon, Leonel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leo, Leon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leoncio is pronounced similarly to Lonzo. Other suggested similar names are Abondio, Benicio, Decio, Dionio, Felicio, Genio, Georgio, Leandro, Lenci, Lennie, Leonard, Leonardo, Leondre, Leonerd, Leonid, Leonis, Licio, Lionelo, Lonnie, Lucio, Lyonelo, Melacio, Melecio, Melicio, Nuncio, Rocio, Terencio and Tonio. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leoncio.

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