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Leonel meaning and name origin

Leonel \le(o)-nel\ as a boy's name has the meaning "lion" and is a variant of Leo (Latin): a common name in Roman times, and the name of 13 popes, including Leo the Great (fifth century), who successfully dealt with Attila the Hun when the Vandals conquered Rome. Also a variant of Lionel (Latin): used in the Middle Ages.

Leonel has 9 variant forms: Lionell, Lionnel, Lionnell, Lonell, Lonnell, Lyinell, Lyonel, Lyonnel, Lyonnell.

Leonel is also pronounced similarly to Lennell. Other suggested similar baby names are Lemuel, Leone, Leonello, Lionelo and Lyonelo.

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Popularity of Leonel

Leonel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#742 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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