Origin of the name Lionel
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, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Lionel across the world, see Leon.
Name meaning of Lionel
- Lion cub
- Name Number: 4
- Interpretation: Stability, Sameness, Regular, Rules, Condition, Responsibility, Routine, Frame, Detail, Order
History and Related Information
English: from a medieval diminutive of the Old French name Léon or the Middle English nickname Lion.
Popularity of the given name
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 309100 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.01% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Lionel has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
Name Day Calendar
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