Leon
Origin/Usage
Greek, Latin
Pronunciation
lee-AHN
Meaning
Lion man
Like the Name Leon?
BOYS
+ Leon
GIRLS
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Leon"

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.

Popularity of the Name Leon
Famous Leons

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

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Leon?
Discussion on the name Leon
Weekly Prize Big thumb little lamb on

Green's 3 Little Lamb Throw is soft, cuddly and made of 75% pre-consumer recycled cotton and 25% acrylic. Knit, cut & swen in upstate New York. The throw is 40 x 30 inches, machine wash and dry.This adorable onesie makes the perfect photo opportunity when paired with the matching throw blanket. The onesie is 100% organic cotton, made with environmentally friendly water based dyes and inks - made in the USA, printed in Wisconsin. The onesie is size Medium (6 - 12 months only). Both...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.