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What does Leontios mean?

Leontios Pronunciation of Leontios [leon-tios] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Leontios means "lion". Leontios is a variant form of Leo (Latin): a common name in Roman times.

Associated with: lion.


1 related form via Leo: Leoncio.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Leontios Baylor (L.B.), ..

How popular is Leontios?

Leontios is a rare first name for males. Leontios is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Leo (#91 in 2015) is the only prominent related form of Leontios (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Leontios reached the top of its popularity during 1890-1899 (#43) and is somewhat less widespread today (#91, 41.6%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeolos, Antaios, Boutros, Delios, Demitrios, Dionysios, Dionysos, Gennaros (see Gennaro), Georgios, Gerontius, Giorgios, Landis, Landiss (see Lander), Laurentios (see Lawrence), Leandro, Leandros, Leanther, Leiandros, Lenci, Lennie, Lennox, Lenox, Leomaris, Leon, Leonard, Leonardo, Leondaus, Leondre, Leone, Leonel, Leonello, Leonerd, Leonhard, Leonid, Leonidas, Leonides, Leonis, Leviticus, Lewis, Lexis, Leyton, Linos, Linton, Lionelo, Lioni, Lionisio (see Leon), Lionni (see Leon), London, Lonnie, Lonzo, Louis, Lynton, Lyonelo, Lyons, Pelagios, Petros, Ponthos, Pontius, Porthos, Santos, Sergios, Skorpios, Vernados, Xanthos, Xenos, Zenios, Zenobios and Zenos. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leontios.

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