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Baby Names associated with Lion for Boys

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Names related to the king of the beasts, the lion (Greek len, Latin leo), have heroic connotations of a courageous, strong, or fierce person. Lion baby names and what they mean, for lion, tiger, cat.

Usage of these boy names reached its apex during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.259%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.202%, 22% less), but with names like Ariel, Jerome, Llewellyn, Napoleon and Sylvester becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable baby names here are Lionel (#660), Leo (#97), Hamza (#620), Ari (#441) and Leonardo (#114), with Leo and Lionel undergoing a rebound in popularity. Graffin (top 62%) and Leonardi (8%) are familiar surnames.

Here is the list of Lion names for girls.

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Ari, Ariel, Daniel, Dillon, Eldridge

Abbas 1 .. .. refer to a lion, equivalent to .. Not in Top 1000. [Ab, Abbie, .. 4 more]

Androcles 2 .. .. who once helped an injured lion .. Not in Top 1000. [Androclus]

Ari 3 .. Based on Hebrew, Scandinavian words. "Lion, eagle." Popular as last names, and Ary (upper 10%), var. are comparable to common last name Arp (upper 6%), which also starts with Ar-. A short form of Aristides .. [Arie, Arri, Ary, .. 3 more]

Ariel 4 .. Derivative of Hebrew word. "Lion of God." Arielai, Arielau and Auariel are kreatif variations. Biblical place name for Jerusalem .. [Aeriel, Aeriell, Airel, Ari, Ariell, .. 7 more]

Ary 5 .. Derivative of Hebrew word. "Lion." Ary (top 10%) and Aryeh (77%) occur regularly as surnames. Variant of Ari. [Arye, .. 1 more]

Aslan 6 .. 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 7 Possibly Leander (Greek) "lion man", and .. Unusual. Cleander (cf. Cassander) uses the -der suffix. See also Cleandro.

Daniel 8 .. .. death sentence in a lions' den .. Daniel (upper 1%), Danko (6%), Dane (7%), Dan (8%) and Daniele (11%) exist often as surnames. [Dan, Danal, Danial, Danilo, Danko, Deiniol, .. 15 more]

Dillon 9 .. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Like a lion; loyal." Dillon has become progressively more popular as a baby name since 1880-1889. Sounds like Dylan .. [Dilan, Dilon, .. 4 more]

Eldridge 10 .. .. given name of golfer Tiger Woods .. Less widespread today. Eldridge was the version last recorded (1950-1959) in the Top 1000. [Eldredge, .. 4 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Felix, Garfield, Griffin, Gus, Hamza, Jerome

Felix 11 .. .. character Felix the Cat Latin feles .. Usage of Felix, Felice, etc. as baby names in 2014 was up 4.1% compared to a year ago. [Fee, Felic, Feliciano, Feliks, Felizio, Felyx, .. 7 more]

Garfield 12 .. .. of the fat orange cartoon cat. Unusual. Garfield, like Gerhold, has the -ld ending. [Garry, Gary]

Griffin 13 .. .. and the hindquarters of a lion .. Griffin is familiar as a form. [Griff, Griffen, Griffyn, Gruffud, Gruffydd, Gryphon, Guto, Gutyn, .. 5 more]

Gur 14 .. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Cub, young lion." Outside Top 1000. [Guri, Gurion, .. 2 more]

Gus 15 .. .. name of a cat character is .. Moderately novel as a baby name, Gus is however used somewhat often as a surname. [Guss, .. 1 more]

Haidar 16 .. Stems fr. Arabic word. "Lion." Unique, with the androgynous-sounding -ar ending for Haidar, Haydar, like Homar. Prophet Muhammad's son in law Ali .. [Haider, Haydar, Hyder, .. 1 more]

Hamza 17 .. From hamuza which refers to lions. Adoption of Hamza as a boys' name in 2014 was up 9.8% compared to the previous year.

Hari 18 .. Root fr. Hindi, Sanskrit elements. "Lion." Outside Top 1000. See also Hairo. A Sanskrit color name for the ..

Hobbes 19 .. .. popular cartoon stuffed tiger created by .. Hobbes, like the similar Hube, exists more usually as a last name. [Hob, .. 1 more]

Jerome 20 .. .. portrayed with a lion, from the .. Jerome, Hieronimo, etc. became less trendy last year, dropping -120 rankings as birth names with Jairo dropping the most. [Gerome, Hieronimo, Jairo, .. 17 more]

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Summary of Lion names (and variants) for boys.

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 - Tigger
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 - Usamah
Timon, Tipu [Tippoo], Usamah