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What does Leona mean?


Name:
Leona
Pronunciation:
\le(o)-na\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
lion
Origin:
Latin
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Popularity

Leona is a very popular first name for women (#281 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#62430 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Leona \le(o)-na\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leona is "lion". Feminine form of Leon. American version; L?ie (see Leonie) is the French form more popular in Europe. The notoriety of Leona Helmsey has probably made the name less popular.Leona has 11 variant forms: Leeona, Leeowna, Leoine, Leola, Leone, Leonelle, Leonia, Leonie, Leontine, Leontyne and Leowna.For more information, see also the related name Loni. Baby names that sound like Leona are Lena, Leana, Leena, Ley