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Baby Names associated with Lion for Boys

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Lion names

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.

These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2653%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1976%, 25.5% less), with names like Ariel, Jerome, Llewellyn, Napoleon and Sylvester 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. Danel (top 46%) and Dillin (31%) are familiar surnames.

Here is the list of Lion names for girls.

pinAbbas - Kefir

Page 1/3 of 42 Lion names.

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, 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. [Haider, Hyder, .. 1 more]

Hari 17 .. Root fr. Hindi, Sanskrit elements. "Lion." Outside Top 1000. Mythology ..

Hobbes 18 .. .. popular cartoon stuffed tiger created by .. Hobbes, like the similar Hube, exists more usually as a last name. [Hob, .. 1 more]

Jerome 19 .. .. 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]

Kefir 20 .. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Young lion." Outside Top 1000. See also Zefir.

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Summary of Lion names (and variants) for boys.

Abbas - Kefir
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, Haydar], Hari, Hobbes [Hob, Hobbs], Jerome [Jerry, Jeromo, Jerron, Jerrome, Jerrone, Jeronimo, ..], Kefir

Leander - Timon
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 - Usamah
Tipu [Tippoo], Usamah