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Meaning and name origin

Leone \le(o)-ne\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Leone), is of Greek and Old German origin, and the meaning of Leone is "lion strength". Leone is a variant of Leon (Greek): variant of Leo. Also a variant of Leonard (Old German): name of a saint from the Middle Age who was patron of prisoners. Leone is also used as a variant of Napoleon.


Leone has 2 variant forms: Len, Lenn.


Leone is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2575 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Leone and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Leon (#321), Leonard (#662), Napoleon and Len. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Len, Leon, Leonard, Napoleon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Leone is also pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne and Lyon. Other suggested similar baby names are Lennie, Lenny, Leonel, Lerone and Lioni. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leone.