Usage: Lionel, of Latin origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Lionel are in general originating from Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Lionel across the world, see Leon.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 4.
The name Lionel is ranked on the 836th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 662400 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.01% of the population.
The name Lionel has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Lionel for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
English: from a medieval diminutive of the Old French name Léon or the Middle English nickname Lion.
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