Lion Names

Lion names and what they mean, for lion for men. Here is the list of Lion names for girls. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 1991 and has remained as widespread to this day, but with names like Ariel, Jerome, Llewellyn, Leander and Napoleon becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable baby names here are Lionel (#660), Leo (#97), Ari (#441), Leonardo (#114) and Griffin (#241), with Leo and Lionel undergoing a rebound in popularity.


Abbas - Usamah

Page 1/1 of 33 Lion names.

Abbas 1 .. .. used to refer to a lion .. Abbas is rarely used as a first name, appearing commonly (Top 21%) as a last name in the US Census. [Ab, Abbe, Abbie, .. 3 more]

Androcles 2 .. .. a thorn from a lion's paw .. Scarce as a given name for baby boys. [Androclus]

Ari 3 .. From Hebrew, Scandinavian. "Lion, eagle." A name applicable for both boys and girls. The name Ari has gained in popularity as a given name for boys over the years since 1880-1889. A short form of Aristides .. [Arie, Arius, Ary, .. 3 more]

Ariel 4 .. Source fr. Hebrew element. "Lion of God." Name applicable for both men and women. Popular choice for a name for kids (#738 in 2014), Ariel is also used conventionally as a surname. The variation Ari is prevalent as a variant form of the name. Biblical place name for Jerusalem .. [Aeriel, Airel, Airyell, Ari, Ariell, .. 7 more]

Ary 5 Variant of Ari (Hebrew) "lion". Seldom used as a name for children, existing more often as a last name. See also Arny. [Arye, .. 1 more]

Aslan 6 .. Source fr. Turkish language. "Lion." Rarely used as a birth name. See also Ashlin. .. for the magical lion in The ..

Cleander 7 Combined name: possibly Leander (Greek) "lion-man" .. Scarce as a name for boys. See also Cleante.

Daniel 8 .. .. He survived a politically motivated death .. Very popular as a birth name (#10 in 2014), and also existing commonly as a surname. The variations Danilo and Dan are widely used as variant forms of Daniel. [Dan, Dane, Danek, Dani, Daniele, .. 15 more]

Dillon 9 .. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Like a lion; loyal." Gender-neutral name. Dillon is frequently occurring (Top 79%) as a first name, occurring commonly (Top 1%) as a last name according to the US Census. The form Dillan is familiar as a version of this name. Sounds like Dylan .. [Dilan, Dillen, Dyllon, .. 3 more]

Griffin 10 .. .. and the hindquarters of a lion .. The name Griffin has become progressively more popular as a birth name for boys since 1880-1889. [Griff, Griffon, Gryffin, .. 3 more]

Gur 11 .. From Hebrew word. "Cub, young lion." Gur is a scantly used masculine name. See also Gyuri. [Guri, Gurion, .. 2 more]

Haidar 12 .. Based on Arabic word. "Lion." Haidar is infrequently used as a male name. See also Hadar. [Haider, Haydar, .. 1 more]

Hari 13 .. Origin fr. Hindi, Sanskrit elements. "Lion." Scarce as a given name for boys. See also Harv. Mythology ..

Jerome 14 .. .. is often portrayed with a lion .. Popular as a name for babies (#807 in 2014), and also found commonly as a surname. The form Gerry is widely used as a version of the name. [Gerome, Gerrie, Hierome, Hieronimo, Hieronimus, .. 15 more]

Kefir 15 .. From Hebrew word. "Young lion." Rarely used as a name for children. See also Zefir.

Leander 16 .. Source fr. Greek element. "Lion man." A moderately rare birth name for boys, Leander is used more often as a surname. The variation Leo is commonly used as a form of this name. Greek mythology .. [Ander, Leandre, Leandro, Leanther, Leiandros, .. 6 more]

Leo 17 .. From Latin word. "Lion." The name Leo has grown increasingly popular with parents since 1995. The variation Lee is widely used as a variant form of Leo. A common name in Roman times .. [Lee, Leon, Leonel, Leontios, Lion, .. 4 more]

Leomaris 18 .. Based on Latin. "Lion of the sea." Seldom used as a name for boys. An elaboration of Leo.

Leon 19 .. .. of Leo. The lion is a .. A very popular choice for a name for babies (#321 in 2014), Leon is also used conventionally as a last name. See also Linn. [Leoncio, Leone, Lionisio, .. 2 more]

Leonard 20 .. Source fr. Old German element. "Lion strength." Common choice for a given name for boys (#662 the previous year), Leonard is also found frequently as a surname. The forms Leonardo, Lenny and Len are familiar as variations of this name. Name of a saint from the .. [Lee, Lenard, Lennard, Lennerd, Lenny, .. 17 more]

Leonardo 21 .. Origin fr. Old German, Spanish, Italian elements. "Lion strength." The name Leonardo has surged in popularity as a name for children over the years since 1880-1889. See also Lenard. Name borne by artist Leonardo da ..

Lionel 22 .. Based on Latin word. "Lion." The name Lionel has gained in popularity over the years since 1996. The form Leonel is common as a version of this name. Used in the Middle Ages .. [Leonel, Lionell, Lionello, Lionnell, Lonell, .. 11 more]

Livingston 23 .. .. meaning "lion stone". The Livingston family .. Rarely used as a birth name for males, Livingston exists more frequently as a surname. [Livingsten, Livingstin, .. 1 more]

Llewellyn 24 .. Source fr. Welsh element. "Like a lion." Llewellyn is an uncommonly used men's name, occurring often (Top 6%) as a surname in the US Census. Also possibly .. [Lew, Lewellyn, Llewelyn, .. 3 more]

Loeb 25 .. Origin fr. German element. "Lion." Rare as a name for boys, Loeb occurs more commonly as a last name. See also Lief. Surname. [Loeber, Loewe, .. 2 more]

Lyon 26 .. Based on French word. "Lion." Unique as a name for babies, occurring more frequently as a surname. See also Lynn. Also possibly a place name .. [Lyons]

Napoleon 27 .. from Naples, Italian lion or Old .. A somewhat rare name for newborns which is used more often as a surname. [Leon, Nap, .. 2 more]

Othniel 28 .. Source fr. Hebrew element. "God's strength, God's lion." Seldom used as a birth name. [Otniel]

Richard 29 .. .. Richard Coeur de Lion gave the .. Richard is a familiar (Top 1%) men's name, and it appears often (Top 1%) as a surname in the US Census. The variations Ricky, Rickey, Rich and Dick are generally used as forms of Richard. [Dick, Dickie, Raechard, Ricard, Riccardo, .. 28 more]

Simba 30 .. Source fr. Swahili element. "Lion." Scarce as a given name. See also Sima. Name of the lion hero in ..

Tau 31 .. From African word. "Lion." Seldom used as a boys' name. See also Taj.

Timon 32 .. .. from Disney's movie "The Lion King". Unique as a name for babies, Timon is found more commonly as a last name. See also Tymon.

Usamah 33 .. Origin fr. Arabic element. "Like a lion." Rarely used as a given name for boys.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Ari, Ariel, Daniel, Dillon, Griffin, Jerome, Leander, Leo, Leon, Leonard

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Leonardo, Lionel, Llewellyn, Napoleon, Richard



Quick Index

Summary of all Lion names (and variants) for boys.

[Abbas - Usamah]
Abbas [6], Androcles [1], Ari [6], Ariel [12], Ary [2], Aslan, Cleander, Daniel [20], Dillon [6], Griffin [6], Gur [4], Haidar [3], Hari, Jerome [20], Kefir, Leander [11], Leo [9], Leomaris, Leon [5], Leonard [22], Leonardo, Lionel [16], Livingston [3], Llewellyn [6], Loeb [4], Lyon [1], Napoleon [4], Othniel [1], Richard [33], Simba, Tau, Timon, Usamah

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