What does Leone mean?
Leone [leone] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Leone) has its roots in Greek and Old German, and the meaning of the name Leone is "lion strength". Leone is a version of Leon (Greek): variation of Leo. Leone is also a variation of Leonard (Old German). Leone is also used as a variation of Napoleon.
(male) Leoone, Lyone, ..
(female) Lele, Leonele, ..
How popular is Leone?
Leone is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2216 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the statistics of the boy name Leone and associated names. Popular related forms of Leone (not ranked) are Lee (#679 last year), Len, Lennie, Lenny (#1145), Leo (#91), Leon (#314), Leonard (#653), Lonny and Napoleon. Adoption of these relations of Leone was well-received during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 1.4%) and is now much lower (usage 0.35%, 75.2% less), with versions such as Lee becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Leone is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane▲, Layne▲, Lewayne, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lon▼, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn▼ and Lyon. Other suggested similar names are Benne, Berne, Boone▲, Deane, Dene, Gene▼, Heine, Herne, Jerone, Keane, Keene, Keyne, Ledon, Lemond, Leondre, Leonel▲, Leron, Lerone, Levon, Lionel▲, Long, Lorne, Lowe, Lyonel, Lyons, Rene▼, Renne, Roone, Stone and Verne▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leone.See names in meaning and etymology.