Name: Lionel

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lionel

  • Meaning:
    Lion
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Lion
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Lion
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (LY o nel); (lee YO nel)
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Miscellaneous Info for Lionel

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  • Used in:
    English and French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    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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