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What does Leonis mean?

Leonis Pronunciation of Leonis [leo-nis] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Leonis is "lion strength". Leonis is an alternate form of Leonard (Old German).

Associated with: lion, strength.


13 different relations via Leonard: Len, Lenn, Lennie, Lenny, Leo, Leon, Leondaus, Leone, Leonerd, Leonid, Leonidas, Leonides and Lonny.

Creative forms:
(male) Lanis, Leanis, ..

(female) Leoani, Leoli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leonis Elisha (L.E.), ..

How popular is Leonis?

Leonis is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Leonis (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Leo (#91 a year ago), Leon (#314), Leonidas (#519), Leonard (#653), Lenny (#1145), Lonny, Lennie and Len. Adoption of these forms of Leonis was at its highest 105 years ago (average #1083) and has become significantly lower since (#1090, 68% less usage), with versions like Leon becoming somewhat dated. Leonidas is the most chic name for newborns here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Len, Lennie, Lenny, Leo, Leon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leonard, Leonidas, Lonny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Leonis is alike in pronunciation to Linos and Linus. Other suggested similar names are Adonis, Beavis, Bernis, Bevis, Boris, Clovis, Colis, Denis, Dennis, Deonys, Elois, Enis, Ennis, Fenris, Ferris, Floris, Innis, Ioanis, Jervis, Joris, Kelvis, Keoni, Kevis, Lannie, Ledon, Leif, Lemmie, Lemond, Lenci, Lennox, Lenox, Leomaris, Leoncio, Leondre, Leonel, Leontios, Leroi, Leron, Les, Leslie, Levi, Levin, Lewes, Lewis, Lexis, Lexus, Linnie, Lion, Lioni, Lionisio (see Leon), Lionni (see Leon), Loki, Lon, Long, Lonn, Lonne, Lonza, Lonzo, Lorin, Louie, Louis, Luis, Lyon, Lyonel, Lyons, Moris, Regis, Reis, Stennis, Tannis, Terris, Teunis and Tevis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leonis.

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