Leona: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Leona

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.

Nicknames:

Leo, Lea, Ona.

Famous people named Leona:

Singer Leona Lewis; hotelier Leona Helmsley; physicist Leona Libby; actress Leona Hutton; model Leona "Binx" Walton.

Fun facts:

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.

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