What does Leone mean?
Leone \le(o)-ne\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Leone). Leone's roots are Greek and Old German, and the meaning of the name Leone is "lion strength". Leone is a derivative of Leon (Greek): variant of Leo. Leone is also a variation of Leonard (Old German). Leone is also used as a variation of Napoleon.
Leone has 24 more alternative forms via Leon, Leonard, Napoleon: Lee▼, Lenard▼, Lennard, Lennart, Lennerd, Lennie, Lenny▼, Leo, Leonardo, Leoncio, Leondaus, Leonerd, Leonhard, Leonid, Leonidas, Leonides, Leonis, Lioni, Lionisio, Lionni, Lonnard, Lonny▼, Nap and Napoleone.
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. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Leone and associated names. Popular related forms of Leone (#unlisted) are Lee (#701 last year), Len, Lenard, Lennie, Lenny, Leo (#97), Leon (#321), Leonard (#662), Leonardo (#114), Leonidas (#566), Lonny and Napoleon. Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4305%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2949%, down 31.5%), with versions such as Lee, Len, Lenny, Lonny and Napoleon becoming somewhat outmoded. Leo (#97), Leonardo (#114) and Leonidas (#566) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns here, and there is also a rekindling in birth name usage for Leo. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Leone is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lion, Lon▼, Lonn, Lonne and Lyon. Other suggested similar baby names are Leonel and Lerone. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leone.