Name: Lionel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lionel

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    (LY o nel); (lee YO nel)
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    English and French speaking countries
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    French first name, pet form of Lťon. It is also an English surname from which the English usage of the name is probably derived. The French pronounciation is lee-YO-nel.

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