Of Latin origin and meaning “lioness,” which will perfectly reflect your little Leona’s grace and powerful dignity … and temper, when she starts to get hangry.
Leo, Lea, Ona.
Famous people named Leona:
Singer Leona Lewis; hotelier Leona Helmsley; physicist Leona Libby; actress Leona Hutton; model Leona "Binx" Walton.
Leona was in the top 100 most popular girls' names for 25 years starting in 1896, then dropped out before returning to the top 1000 in 2009.