< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


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How popular is the baby 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
2015 24 0 24

Want to know about the popularity of the Lion baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 141 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 2015 with a total of 24 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 one of the most popular Texas names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

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.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Lion

Lion Attack
Lion Of Judah
Lion And Bull
Lion Brand Yarn
Lion Sleeps Tonight
Lion King

Alternative Meanings

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

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 "Nloi". 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 May 4, 1940

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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 Southern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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