Leonel: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Leonel

A variation of Lionel, meaning — surprise, surprise! — “lion.” If you want to call your kid Leo instead of Lio, then Leonel’s your name.

Nicknames:

Leo.

Famous people named Leonel:

Singer Leonel Rivero; baseball player Leonel Campos.

Fun fact:

The name Leonel has experienced a recent rise in popularity, probably due in part to the popularity of the name Leo.

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