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Lionel



Origin: French

Meaning: the French diminutive of Léon meaning "little lion", the French masculine form of Greek Leon meaning "lion".

Lionel is also the name of a knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend, a double cousin of Lancelot.


Variants:
  • Léon
  • Leon 
  • Leonidas (Ancient Greek)
  • Leontios (Ancient Greek)
  • Leontius (Ancient Greek)


Feminine forms:
  • Léone (French)


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