LIONEL
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: lee-o-NEL   [key]
Meaning & History
Diminutive of LÉON. A notable bearer is Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi (1987-).
Related Names
FEMININE FORMS: Léone, Léonne
OTHER LANGUAGES: Leon (Ancient Greek), Levon (Armenian), Leon (Croatian), Leon (Dutch), Leon (English), Levan (Georgian), Leon (German), Leone (Italian), Leonas (Lithuanian), Leon (Polish), Leon (Slovene), León (Spanish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #731 
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