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Lion Names for Boys

Lion NamesAriArielHamzaLionKefirKasarJatilaHaripalaHaidarGuryonGurBen-GuryonBen-GurionBabarAzmerAsadAryeArslanArsalanArioch

There are 59 Lion names for baby boys. The lion, the majestic cat that symbolizes strength and supremacy, is also befittingly described as the king of the jungle. Undergirding the lion’s majesty is a sense of awesome beauty that seems almost exclusively the domain of nature. It is specifically that quality of beauty that sets lion names apart from names that solely have lion-like meanings, such as courageous or brave. Boys names that mean lion have been popularized by western movies in their lion characters, such as with Simba in the animated movie The Lion King, and Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia.

Lion names are fairly popular baby names for boys, and they are also considered trendy. At the height of their usage in 1917, 0.917% of baby boys were given Lion names. There were 4 Lion names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Lion names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2015, 8 Lion names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 0.505%, having regained their popularity somewhat in the recent decade. Within all Lion names, the Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Greek, Hawaiian, and Polish Leo was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #91 and a usage of 0.225%.


Lion lion; lion; brave, hardy ... largely used in English and it is derived ... an uncommon baby name for boys ...

NAMES RELATED TO LION:

Ari lion; enlightened; mountain of strength, high mountain, exalted; lion of God; brave; visible, clear; best, excellent; excellent kind; excellent purpose; eagle, fast flying one; he who has won all his enemies; sin ...

Ariel lion of God ... used chiefly in the English, German, and ... the Bible, Ariel was another name for the city of ...

Arioch lion-like ... origin and use are both in the Hebrew ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Arsalan lion ... language of origin is Persian ... not commonly used as a baby boy name ...

Arslan lion ... derived from Turkish origins ... not often used as a baby boy name ...

Arye lion ... of Hebrew origin and it is also used mainly ... rare as a baby boy name ...

Asad lion; free, born free ... has its origins in the Arabic and Turkish ...

Azmer resembling a lion ... language of origin is Islamic ... not popular as a baby boy name ...

Babar lion ... largely used in Indian and Urdu ... an uncommon baby boy name ...

Ben-Gurion son of the lion ... language of origin is Hebrew and it is also ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

Ben-Guryon son of the lion; son, son of ... mainly used in Hebrew and its language of ... an uncommon baby name for boys ...

Griffin griffin; prince ... largely used in the English and Welsh ... popular as a baby name for boys ...

Gur lion cub ... origin is Hebrew ... not regularly used as a baby boy name ...

Guryon lion; lion cub ... language of origin is Hebrew and it is also ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Haidar lion ... origin is Arabic, and its use, Urdu ... unusual as a baby boy name ...

Hamza lion; strong, steadfast ... language of origin is Arabic, and it is ... a fairly popular baby name for boys ...

Haripala lion; defender of Hari (Vishnu) ... used predominantly in Indian and its origin ...

Jatila lion ... used chiefly in the Indian language and it is ... an irregularly used baby boy name ...

Judah praised, he who is praised ... used chiefly in the English language and its ... of the tribe of Judah ...

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