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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lion

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Large Feline Animal
  • #32751 All Time
Girls
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How popular is the name "Lion" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1922 6 0 6
1993 6 0 6
1994 7 0 7
1995 5 0 5
1999 5 0 5
2005 8 0 8
2007 5 0 5
2008 14 0 14
2009 5 0 5
2010 10 0 10
2011 7 0 7
2012 8 0 8
2013 13 0 13
2014 18 0 18

Want to know about the populiarty of Lion? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117 babies born with the name Lion in the United States. That's more than enough Lions to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lion" was in 2014 with a total of 18 babies.

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lion" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of only 13 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Lion popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lion in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lion" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lion as well as things modernly associated with the name Lion such as celebrities named Lion.

English

Origin and Meaning of Lion

The name "Lion" is of English origin, and it means "Large Feline Animal". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Noil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Inlo". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Lion born Dec 30, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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