Other Origin(s):Latin; Spanish
Here's a name to roar about! Leon is a baby boy name of Greek origin. If you love animals and wildlife, you may adore this name’s connection to the Latin word leo, meaning “lion.” From religious symbols to the British coat of arms, lions symbolize strength, royalty, and pride. Leo is also one of the 12 astrological signs, given to babies born between July 23rd and August 22nd. Additionally, Leon has possible Spanish roots, and was the name of a medieval kingdom in the Northwest of Spain. With so many exciting connections, your little Leon is sure to be the leader of the pride when they grow up!

Famous People Named Leon

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  • Leon Spinks
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