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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1922606
1993606
1994707
1995505
1999505
2005808
2007505
200814014
2009505
201010010
2011707
2012808
201313013
201418018

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 first appeared 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.

What does the name "Lion" mean?

Lion (English): Large Feline Animal

The name "Lion" is of English origin and it means "Large Feline Animal". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 9 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Noil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lnio". 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.

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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Lion born Jun 14, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Lion

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