Leon: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Leon

A Greek variation of the name Leo, meaning “lion,” so the nursery decor is practically a no-brainer.

Nicknames:

Leo, Lee.

Famous people named Leon:

Actors Leon Frierson, Leon Robinson, and Leon Thomas; singers Leon Thomas, Lee DeWyze, and Leon Brooks; boxer Leon Spinks.

Fun fact:

The “L.L.” in L.L. Bean is the name of its founder, Leon Leonwood Bean.

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