Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. leh-ON  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Spanish form of Leo and Leon. This is also the name of a city and province in Spain (see León), though the etymology is unrelated.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLeon, Leontios, Leontius(Ancient Greek) Leo, Levon(Armenian) Lionel(Arthurian Romance) Leo, Leon(Croatian) Leoš(Czech) Leo(Danish) Leo, Leon(Dutch) Leo, Leon, Lionel(English) Leo(Estonian) Leo(Finnish) Léo, Léon, Léonce, Léonel, Lionel(French) Levan(Georgian) Leo, Leon(German) Leon(Greek) Leone, Leonzio(Italian) Leo(Late Roman) Leons(Latvian) Leontes(Literature) Leonas(Lithuanian) Leo(Norwegian) Leon, Lew(Polish) Leão, Leonel(Portuguese) Leonti, Leontiy, Leonty, Lev, Lyov(Russian) Leon(Slovene) Leo(Swedish)
Surname DescendantLeón(Spanish)
Same SpellingLéon
User SubmissionLéón


Name Days

Spain: April 19
Spain: November 10


Entry updated June 9, 2023