Name: Leona

Origin and Meaning of the Name Leona

  • Meaning:
    Lion
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (lee O nah); (lay O nah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Leona

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    One famous bearer of this name was Leona Helmsley, a New York real estate developer who became infamous as the "Queen of Mean."

Similar Names to Leona for Boys & Girls

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