Scripts Λέων(Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Derived from Greek λέων (leon) meaning "lion". During the Christian era this Greek name was merged with the Latin cognate Leo, with the result that the two forms are used somewhat interchangeably across European languages. In England during the Middle Ages this was a common name among Jews. A famous bearer was Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), a Russian Communist revolutionary.
Other Languages & CulturesLevon(Armenian) Leoš(Czech) Leo(Danish) Leo(Finnish) Léo, Léon, Léonce, Léonel, Lionel(French) Levan(Georgian) Leone, Leonzio(Italian) Leo(Late Roman) Leonas(Lithuanian) Leo(Norwegian) Leonel(Portuguese) Leonti, Leontiy, Leonty, Lev, Lyov(Russian) León, Leoncio, Leonel(Spanish) Leo(Swedish)
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Sources & References
- Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/.