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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.

Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in 1991 (usage of 0.2279%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.2233%, 2% less), 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. Danel (top 46%) and Dillin (31%) are familiar last names.

Here is the list of Lion names for girls.

pinAbbas - Leonard

Page 1/2 of 33 Lion names.

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

Abbas 1 .. .. refer to a lion, equivalent to .. Not in Top 1000. [Ab, Abba, Abbie, .. 3 more]

Androcles 2 .. .. a thorn from a lion's paw .. Not Top 1000 names. [Androclus]

Ari 3 .. Stems fr. Hebrew, Scandinavian languages. "Lion, eagle." Arb (top 40%) is a common surname similar to Ari (top 62%), Arie (44%), etc.. A short form of Aristides .. [Arie, .. 5 more]

Ariel 4 .. Stems fr. Hebrew. "Lion of God." Usage of Ariel, Aeriell, etc. as baby names in 2014 was 6.5% less than 2004. Biblical place name for Jerusalem .. [Aeriel, Airel, Arie, Arik, Aryell, .. 7 more]

Ary 5 .. Stems fr. Hebrew element. "Lion." Ary, Arye and Aryeh are rarely adopted as birth names. Variant of Ari. [Arye, .. 1 more]

Aslan 6 .. Derived fr. Turkish. "Lion." Aslan, like the similar Arlan, occurs more usually as a surname. See also Ashlan. .. for the magical lion in The

Cleander 7 Possibly Leander (Greek) "lion man", and .. Not in Top 1000. See also Cleandro.

Daniel 8 .. .. death sentence in a lions' den .. Usage of Daniel and variants as baby names in 2014 was down 12.8% compared to 2004. [Dan, Danal, Daneal, Danilo, Dannel, Danyel, Deiniol, .. 13 more]

Dillon 9 .. Based on Irish, Gaelic element. "Like a lion; loyal." Dillen, Dilon and Dyllon are more unconventional as forms of Dillon. Sounds like Dylan .. [Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dilon, Dylon, .. 1 more]

Griffin 10 .. .. and the hindquarters of a lion .. Listed in Top 1000. [Griff, Griffon, Gryffin, .. 3 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lion names: Jerome, Leander, Leo, Leon, Leonard

Gur 11 .. Derived fr. Hebrew. "Cub, young lion." Not in Top 1000. [Guri, Guriel, .. 2 more]

Haidar 12 .. Derived fr. Arabic word. "Lion." Not in Top 1000. [Haider, Hyder, .. 1 more]

Hari 13 .. Origin fr. Hindi, Sanskrit languages. "Lion." Not in popularity charts. See also Hani. Mythology ..

Jerome 14 .. .. portrayed with a lion, from the .. Gerry (top 53%), Jerome (14%) and Jerry (3%) are commonplace as given names. [Gerome, Gerry, Jairo, Jeroen, Jeronimo, .. 15 more]

Kefir 15 .. Based on Hebrew language. "Young lion." A peculiar birth name. See also Keir.

Leander 16 .. Derived fr. Greek language. "Lion man." Leandro (upper 97%), Lee (10%) and Leo (14%) are commonly occurring masculine names. Greek mythology .. [Ander, Leiandros, Liandro, .. 8 more]

Leo 17 .. Root fr. Latin language. "Lion." Lee (top 10%), Leo (14%), Leon (13%) and Leonel (61%) are commonly occurring as masculine names. [Lee, Leoncio, Leontios, Lion, .. 5 more]

Leomaris 18 .. Origin fr. Latin language. "Lion of the sea." Not Top 1000 name. An elaboration of Leo.

Leon 19 .. The lion is a central figure .. Leonno and Leonny are kreatif variations. [Leoncio, .. 4 more]

Leonard 20 .. Origin fr. Old German language. "Lion strength." Leonard, Lee, Leo, Leon, Leonardo and Leonidas are in the Top 1000. .. from Germanic leon lion and hard .. [Lee, Lennard, Leondaus, Leonidas, Lonnard, .. 17 more]

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Summary of Lion names (and variants) for boys.

Abbas - Leonard
Abbas [Ab, Abo, Abbe, Abba, Abbey, Abbie], Androcles [Androclus], Ari [Ary, Arie, Arri, Arye, Arius, Aristide], Ariel [Ari, Arie, Arel, Arik, Aryel, Ariell, Aryell, Airyell, ..], Ary [Arye, Aryeh], Aslan, Cleander, Daniel [Danny, Danya, Dannie, Danyel, Danyal, Dannel, Deiniol, Dantrell, ..], Dillon [Dilan, Dylon, Dilon, Dyllon, Dillan, Dillen], Griffin [Griff, Griffen, Griffon, Gryffen, Gryffin, Gryphon], Gur [Guri, Guriel, Gurion, Guryon], Haidar [Hyder, Haider, Haydar], Hari, Jerome [Jerry, Jeroen, Jerron, Jeromo, Jairome, Jerrome, Jerrone, Jeronimo, ..], Kefir, Leander [Leo, Lee, Leandro, Liandro, Liander, Leandros, Leanther, Leiandros, ..], Leo [Lev, Leon, Lion, Lyon, Leonel, Leoncio, Leontios, Leonello], Leomaris, Leon [Leone, Lioni, Lionni, Leoncio, Lionisio], Leonard [Lonny, Leonid, Leonis, Lonnard, Leonerd, Leonhard, Leonides, Leonidas, ..]

Leonardo - Usamah
Leonardo, Lionel [Lyonel, Lonell, Lyinell, Lonnell, 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, Ritchie, Ryszard, Ritcherd, Ritchard, Ritchyrd, Ritsherd, Ritshard, ..], Simba, Tau, Timon, Usamah