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Lion baby names and what they mean, for lion, tiger, cat, with 43 results. These names related to the king of the beasts, the lion (Greek len, Latin leo), have heroic connotations of a courageous, strong, or fierce person. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during 1930-1939 (ADOPTION OF 4.7%) and is now significantly less (ADOPTION 1.7%, 64% LESS), with names like Garfield becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable baby names here are Leonardo (#103), Felix (#262), Ari (#402), Lionel (#643) and Hamza (#615), while Lonardo (TOP 24%) and Arial (94%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of Lion names for girls.

Lion names

Abbas - Jerome | Kefir - Tigger | Timon - Usamah

Abbas - Jerome

Abbas

Abbas
.. refer to a lion, equivalent to .. Abas is also a marginally prominent birth name. [Abo, Abbie, .. 4 more]

Androcles
.. who once helped an injured lion .. Rare, but Androcles is comparable to popular -les surnames Aurioles (TOP 99%), Angles (20%). [Androclus]

Ari

Ari
Based on Hebrew, Scandinavian words. "Lion, eagle." Ari and variants became more trendy in 2015, gaining +141 positions as baby names with Arius rising the most. A short form of Aristides .. [Arye, Ary, Arri, .. 3 more]

Ariel

Ariel
Derivative of Hebrew word. "Lion of God." Usage of Ariel and variants as boys' names in 2015 was up 76.3% compared to a decade ago. Biblical place name for Jerusalem .. [Aryell, Ariell, Ari, Airel, Aeriell, Aeriel, .. 7 more]

Ary
Derivative of Hebrew word. "Lion." Ary (TOP 10%) and Aryeh (77%) occur regularly as surnames. Variant of Ari. [Aryeh, .. 1 more]

Aslan
Derived fr. Turkish. "Lion." Unusual as a baby name, but Aslan is similar to the more common Allan. See also Ashlen. .. for the magical lion in The ..

Cleander
Possibly Leander (Greek) "lion man", and .. Cleander is unique as a children's name. See also Cleandro.

Daniel

Daniel
.. death sentence in a lions' den .. Danny (UPPER 8%), Dane (51%) and Dannie (78%) are commonplace men's names. [Deiniol, Danko, Danilo, Danial, Danal, Dan, .. 15 more]

Dillon

Dillon
Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Like a lion; loyal." Dillon (TOP 1%), Dillen (26%), Dilan (54%) and Dillan (67%) appear regularly as surnames. Sounds like Dylan .. [Dylon, Dilon, Dilan, .. 3 more]

Eldridge

Eldridge
.. given name of golfer Tiger Woods .. A slightly offbeat birth name, Eldridge occurs more often as a surname. [Eldrige, Eldredge, .. 3 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Abbas, Ari, Ariel, Daniel, Dillon

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Eldridge, Felix, Garfield, Griffin, Gus

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Hamza, Jerome

Felix

Felix
.. character Felix the Cat Latin feles .. Felix is the longstanding favorite. [Pelike, Felyx, Felizio, Feliks, Feliciano, Felic, .. 7 more]

Garfield

Garfield
.. of the fat orange cartoon cat. A somewhat untypical boys' name, Garfield is found more often as a surname. [Gary, Garry]

Griffin

Griffin
.. and the hindquarters of a lion .. Well-used, with usage of 0.084% for Griffin and variants as children's names in 2015, higher than 0.08% in 2014. [Gutyn, Guto, Gryphon, Gruffydd, Gruffud, Griffyn, Griffen, .. 6 more]

Gur
Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Cub, young lion." Gur, like the similar Garon, occurs more often as a surname. [Guryon, Gurion, Guri, .. 1 more]

Gus

Gus
.. name of a cat character is .. Usage of Gus as a baby name has trended downward circa the 1880s. [Gustav, Guss]

Haidar
Stems fr. Arabic word. "Lion." Compare last names Hadar (UPPER 49%), Haldar (93%). Prophet Muhammad's son in law Ali .. [Hyder, Haydar, .. 2 more]

Hamza

Hamza
From hamuza which refers to lions. Adoption of Hamza as a boys' name in 2015 was up 1.8% compared to the previous year.

Hari
Root fr. Hindi, Sanskrit elements. "Lion." Outside Top 2000. See also Hairo. A Sanskrit color name for the ..

Hobbes
.. popular cartoon stuffed tiger created by .. Not Top 2000 names. [Hobbs, .. 1 more]

Jerome

Jerome
.. portrayed with a lion, from the .. Jerome, Hieronimo, etc. became less trendy last year, dropping -85 rankings as birth names with Jerry dropping the most. [Jerry, Jairo, Hieronimo, Gerome, .. 16 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Lion names [and variants] for boys.

1. Abbas - Jerome
Abbas [Ab, Abo, Abbe, Abba, Abbey, Abbie], Androcles [Androclus], Ari [Ary, Arie, Arri, Arye, Arius, Aristide], Ariel [Ari, Arie, Arik, Aryel, Aryell, Ariell, ..], Ary [Arye, Aryeh], Aslan, Cleander, Daniel [Danny, Danya, Danyal, Danyel, Deiniol, Dantrell, ..], Dillon [Dilan, Dylon, Dilon, Dyllon, Dillan, Dillen], Eldridge [Eldrege, Eldrige, Eldrich, Eldrick, Eldredge], Felix [Felyx, Felike, Pelike, Feliks, Felizio, Fleicien, ..], Garfield [Gary, Garry], Griffin [Guto, Gutun, Gutyn, Gryffen, Gryphon, Gryffin, ..], Gur [Guri, Guriel, Gurion, Guryon], Gus [Guss, Gustav], Haidar [Hyder, Haider, Hayder, Haydar], Hamza, Hari, Hobbes [Hob, Hobbs], Jerome [Jerry, Jeromo, Jerron, Jerrome, Jerrone, Jeronimo, ..]


Kefir, Leander [Lee, Leo, Liander, Liandro, Leanther, Leiandros, ..], Leo [Lev, Lion, Lyon, Leonel, Leontios, Leonello, ..], Leomaris, Leon [Leone, Lioni, Lionni, Leoncio, Lionisio], Leonard [Lonny, Leonid, Leonis, Lonnard, Leonidas, Leonides, ..], Leonardo, Lionel [Lyonel, Lyinell, Lyonelo, Lyonnel, Lyonnell, Lyonnello, ..], Livingston [Livingsten, Livingstin, Livingstone], Llewellyn [Lew, Lewellyn, Llewelyn, Lewellen, Llewellen, Llwewellin], Loeb [Loew, Loewe, Loewy, Loeber], Lyon [Lyons], Napoleon [Nap, Leon, Leone, Napoleone], Othniel [Otniel], Richard [Ritchy, Ryszard, Ritchie, Ritshard, Ritsherd, Ritchyrd, ..], Simba, Sylvester [Sly, Silvester, Silvestre], Tau, Tiger [Tige, Tigre, Tigris], Tigger


Timon, Tipu [Tippoo], Usamah

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