Leon Name Meaning and Origin

Leon is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Leon means “Lion Man”.


Leon Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Leon is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “lee + AHN”


Leon Name Meaning:

Leon is a variant of Leo, with Greek roots. Leo originates in Latin language and means “lion man”.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Leonidas, Lioni, Liutas, Leoni, Leonirez, Lionisio, Leonon, Leonas, Leonizio, Lionni, Leontrae, Leons, Leondris, Leonek, Leontios, Leonetti,


Famous people with this name:

Leon Leonwood Bean, founder of L.L. Bean;

Leon Battista Alberti, Italian Renaissance man;

Leon Eric “Kix” Brooks, American country music singer of duo Brooks & Dunn;

Leon Trotsky (born Lev Davidovich Bronstein), Russian revolutionary;

Leon Curtis Frierson, American actor/comedian;

Leon Lastarza Lafayette Lorenzo Hall, American NFL football player;

Leon Edward Panetta, former U.S. Secretary of Defense;

Leon Preston Robinson IV, American actor;

Leon Spinks, American boxer;

Leon G. Thomas III, American actor, record producer, songwriter, and singer;

Leon Dewitt Washington, American football player;

Leon Williams, American football player;

Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges), American musician;

Leon James “Lee” DeWyze, American singer-songwriter;

Leon Brittan, former English MP;

Leon Frank Sylvers III, American singer-songwriter;

Todd Michael “Leon” Bridges, American gospel/soul singer;

Leon Frank Czolgosz, American anarchist who assassinated U.S. President William McKinley ;

Leon Bailey, Jamaican professional footballer;

Leon Jackson, Scottish singer, winner of The X Factor 2007;

Leon Oliveira Martins aka Coisa de Nerd, Brazilian YouTuber;

LÉON, stage name of Swedish singer-songwriter Lotta Lindgren;

Leon Bruel (b. 2005), son of singer Patrick Bruel;

Leon (b. 2010), son of singer Zhana Bergendorff;

Leon von Furstenberg (b. 2012), son of Prince Alexander von Furstenberg and Ali Kay;

Leon Kroos (b. 2013), son of footballer Toni Kroos;

Leon Castro (b. 2013), son of actress Mercedes Scápola and Mariano Castro;

Leon Alexandre Biaggi, son of motorcyclist Max Biaggi and beauty queen Eleonora Pedron;

Leon Bell, son of guitarist Andy Bell of Oasis and singer Idha Övelius;

Leon Alexander Krull, son of singers Liv Kristine and Alexander Krull of Atrocity;

Leon Kostelic (b. 2016), son of skier Ivica Kostelic;

Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, son of actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt;




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