Origin: Greek

Meaning: “lion”

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Lee, Leo, Leone, Leonis, Leonek, Leonidas, Leosko

Leon TV and Movie Quotes:
“Hey, city boy, better keep your nose out of Leon’s business.”
The Incredible Hulk (1979)
“Leon, what exactly do you do for a living?”
Leon: The Professional (1994)
“Leon, take your break at 2.”
The Sopranos: Another Toothpick (2001)

Famous people named Leon or its variations

1. Leon Spinks (b. 1953), American boxing champ
nickname “Neon Leon”
2. Leon Russell (1942-2016), American singer, musician
born Claude Russell Bridges
3. Lee DeWyze (b. 1986), American singer, American Idol
Season 9 winner; born Leon James DeWyze, Jr.

Leon Middle Names
Leon Frederic
Leon Kenneth
Leon Jared
Leon Morris
Leon Tyrell

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  1. ann says:

    Leon > lion > little lion man > Simba

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  4. Nick says:

    niagara falls

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