48%Rating
add to your listSave
Gender Masculine
Scripts Λεοντιος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion". This was the name of various early saints and martyrs. It was also borne by a 7th-century Byzantine emperor.
VariantsLeon, Leontius
Other Languages & CulturesLevon(Armenian) Leo, Leon(Croatian) Leoš(Czech) Leo(Danish) Leo, Leon(Dutch) Leo, Leon, Lionel(English) Leo(Finnish) Léo, Léon, Léonce, Lionel(French) Levan(Georgian) Leo, Leon(German) Leone, Leonzio(Italian) Leo(Late Roman) Leonas(Lithuanian) Leo(Norwegian) Leon, Lew(Polish) Leonti, Leontiy, Leonty, Lev, Lyov(Russian) Leon(Slovene) León, Leoncio(Spanish) Leo(Swedish)

Categories

Entry updated