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What does Lion mean?

Lion [li-on] as a boys' name. Lion's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of Lion is "lion". Lion is a variant form, with the prefix Li-, of Leo (Latin): a common name in Roman times.

Associated with: lion.

Variations

Lion has 2 variants: Leon and Lyon.

Lion has 3 more relations via Leo: Lee, Leonel and Lev.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Lauon, Liton, ..

(female) Linia, Lionnia, ..

How popular is Lion?

Lion is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#24807 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of Lion and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Lion (unlisted) are Lee (#701 in 2014), Leo (#97), Leon (#321), Leonel (#430) and Lev (#1493). These forms of Lion were at the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (median #834) and are now significantly less popular (#608, 68% less usage). Leo has been the most prevalent, though Leonel has gained in popularity over time, while forms such as Lee have become less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lee, Leo, Leon, Leonel, Lev in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE LION

Lion is pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Len, Lenn, Leone, Lin, Linn, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn, Lyn and Lynn. Other suggested similar names are Adon, Aimon, Alon, Amon, Arion, Avon, Biron, Brion, Bron, Con, Deion, Dilon, Dion, Don, Edon, Einon, Eion, Elon, Eton, Evion, Gidon, Gilon, Huon, Ilon, Ivon, Jon, Keon, Ladon, Lajon, Lakon, Laron, Lavon, Leron, Liam, Lidon, Lige, Linc, Lindon, Lino, Linos, Linton, Lionel, Lioni, Lionni (see Leon), Liron, Litton, Long, Lou, Loy, Lyons, Lyron, Oron, Rion, Ryon, Sion, Syon, Timon, Ton, Toon, Von and Zion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lion.


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