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Boy Name: Lionel

Name: Lionel
Pronunciation: \li(o)-nel\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: lion
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Leon
Sounds Like: Lennell, Linley, Linly, Linlee, Linlea
Variant forms: Leonel, Leonello, Lionell, Lionelo, Lionello, Lionnel, Lionnell, Lionnello, Lonell, Lonnell, Lyonel, Lyinell, Lyonelo, Lyonnel, Lyonnell, Lyonnello
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 420

Description

Lionel \li(o)-nel\ as a boy's name is pronounced LYE-a-nel. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lionel is "lion". Used in the Middle Ages. Leonel is a Spanish form. Actor Lionel Barrymore; pop celebrity Lionel Richie.

Lionel has 16 variant forms: Leonel, Leonello, Lionell, Lionelo, Lionello, Lionnel, Lionnell, Lionnello, Lonell, Lonnell, Lyonel, Lyinell, Lyonelo, Lyonnel, Lyonnell and Lyonnello.

For more information, see also the related name Leon.

Baby names that sound like Lionel are Lennell, Linley, Linly, Linlee and Linlea.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Lionel.

Popularity

Lionel is a very popular first name for men (#420 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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