Leona: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Leona

Leona

Pronunciation: lee-OH-nə (key)

Origin of the name Leona:

Feminine form of Leon, which is a derivative of the Latin leo (lion).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Lee, Leonie

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This is an awesome name and would make a fantastic middle name.

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Nicknames for Leona: | Edit

Lee, Lele, Leonie, Ona, Leo

Meanings and history of the name Leona: | Edit

From Latin, meaning "lioness".

Famous real-life people named Leona: | Edit

Leona Helmsley, American hotel operator and real estate investor
Leona Hutton, American silent film star
Leona Lewis, British pop, R&B and soul singer-songwriter
Leona Mitchell, African-American soprano
Leona Naess, American singer/songwriter

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