Meaning & History
Means "lion" in Russian, functioning as a vernacular form of Leo. This was the real Russian name of both author Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) and revolutionary Leon Trotsky (1879-1940).
Other Languages & CulturesLeon, Leontios, Leontius(Ancient Greek) Levon(Armenian) Leo, Leon(Croatian) Leoš(Czech) Leo(Danish) Leo, Leon(Dutch) Leo, Leon(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) Leon(Slovene) León, Leoncio(Spanish) Leo(Swedish)
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