Given Name LIONEL

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French, English
PRONOUNCED: LYAW-NEL (French), LIE-nəl (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

French diminutive of LÉON. A notable bearer is Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi (1987-).

Categories

animals, DC Comics characters, felines, footballers, lions
FEMININE FORMS: Léone, Léontine, Léonne (French), Leola, Leona, Leone (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Leon, Leontios, Leontius (Ancient Greek), Levon (Armenian), Leo, Leon (Croatian), Leoš (Czech), Leo (Danish), Leo, Leon (Dutch), Leo (Finnish), Levan (Georgian), Leo, Leon (German), Leone, Leonzio (Italian), Leo (Late Roman), Leonas (Lithuanian), Leo (Norwegian), Leon, Lew (Polish), Leonti, Leontiy, Leonty, Lev (Russian), Leon (Slovene), León, Leoncio (Spanish), Leo (Swedish)
  United States
2016
  France
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2015
  Switzerland
2013