Leon
Origin/Usage
Greek, Latin
Pronunciation
lee-AHN
Meaning
Lion man
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Leon is a variant of Leo, with Greek roots. Leo originates in Latin language and means "lion man". It is a very popular masculine given name all over the world and the name of 13 popes throughout history. Its usage in the United States has declined significantly in recent times.

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Leon Day - baseball player
Leon Burton - football player
Leon Joe - football player
Leon Edel - author
Leon Lai - actor
Leon Clarke - football player
Leon Bright - football player
Leon Cort - football player

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