Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

Lion Names

32 Lion names that mean lion for boys, listing Lion baby names 1-20. Ariel, Daniel, Dillon, Jerome, Leo, Leon and Leonard are popular names. Abbas, Androcles, Ari, Ary, Aslan, Cleander, Griffin, Gur, Haidar, Hari, Kefir, Leander and Leomaris are uncommon names. View Lion baby names below for name meanings or search Lion names for girls.


Abbas ... In Arabic, this name is used to refer to a lion ... [6]

Androcles ... Latin mythology: Androcles was a Christian and a mild-mannered slave who once removed a thorn from a lion's paw ... When Androcles was later tossed into an arena to face the traditional band of ravenous lions ... he encountered the same lion which set him free. G.B ... [1]

Ari ... "Lion, eagle." ... [6]

Ariel ... "Lion of God." ... [12]

Ary Variant of Ari (Hebrew) "lion". [2]

Aslan ... "Lion." ... Lewis for the magical lion in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" and the subsequent books in the Chronicles of Narnia.

Cleander Combined name: possibly Leander (Greek) "lion-man", and Cleanth.

Daniel ... He survived a politically motivated death sentence in a lions' den ... [20]

Dillon ... "Like a lion; loyal." ... [6]

Griffin ... the Gryphon was a fierce creature with the foreparts of an eagle (hence the hooked nose) and the hindquarters of a lion ... [6]

Gur ... "Cub, young lion." [4]

Haidar ... "Lion." [3]

Hari ... "Lion." ...

Jerome ... He is often portrayed with a lion ... from the legend that he removed a thorn from the lion's pad and won the beast's lifelong loyalty ... [20]

Kefir ... "Young lion."

Leander ... "Lion man." ... [11]

Leo ... "Lion." ... [9]

Leomaris ... "Lion of the sea." ...

Leon ... The lion is a central figure in the art and religious symbolism of many different cultures ... [5]

Leonard ... "Lion strength." ... [22]

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Popularity of Lion names: Ari, Ariel, Daniel, Dillon, Griffin, Jerome, Leander, Leo, Leon, LeonardComparison of popularity of Lion names on this page.

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