Napoleon - Meaning of Napoleon

What does Napoleon mean?

[ 4 syll. na-po-leo(n), nap-ole-on ] The baby boy name Napoleon is pronounced as Nah-POW-Liy-ahN in English †. Napoleon is primarily used in the English, French, Polish, and Spanish languages, and its language of origin is Germanic. The name's meaning is sons of mist.

Napoleon has 12 forms that are used in English and other languages. Forms used in English include Leon, Napolean, Napoleane, Napoleone, Napoleón, Napoléon, Napolion, Napolione, Nappie, and Nappy. The contraction Nap is another English form. A form of Napoleon in other languages is the Spanish Neopolo.

See also the related categories, english, sons (heir), mist (cloud), polish, spanish, french, and germanic (german).

Napoleon is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1910, 0.021% of baby boys were given the name Napoleon. It ranked at #401 then. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is now used on a very light scale. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Napoleon, Leon was the most popular.

† Pronunciation for Napoleon: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

A famous person named Napoleon is Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte, born Napoleon Buonaparte, 15 August 1769 - 5 May 1821, Ajaccio, Corsica.

Meaning of Napoleon Meaning of Nap Meaning of Nappy Meaning of Nappie Meaning of Napolione Meaning of Napolion Meaning of Napoléon Meaning of Napoleón Meaning of Napoleone Meaning of Napoleane Meaning of Napolean Meaning of Leon Meaning of Neopolo Meaning of Leonard Meaning of Leander Meaning of Leo Meaning of Neon
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