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Lionel

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How popular is the baby name Lionel in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1882 5 0 5
1883 7 0 7
1884 6 0 6
1885 5 0 5
1886 11 0 11
1887 13 0 13
1888 9 0 9
1889 9 0 9
1890 14 0 14
1891 17 0 17
1892 9 0 9
1893 19 0 19
1894 20 0 20
1895 19 0 19
1896 20 0 20
1897 19 0 19
1898 21 0 21
1899 18 0 18
1900 26 0 26
1901 20 0 20
1902 19 0 19
1903 30 0 30
1904 20 0 20
1905 25 0 25
1906 27 0 27
1907 30 0 30
1908 30 0 30
1909 34 0 34
1910 33 0 33
1911 74 0 74
1912 119 0 119
1913 129 0 129
1914 169 0 169
1915 224 0 224
1916 205 0 205
1917 255 0 255
1918 266 0 266
1919 253 0 253
1920 273 0 273
1921 338 5 333
1922 302 0 302
1923 329 0 329
1924 325 0 325
1925 308 0 308
1926 295 0 295
1927 318 0 318
1928 297 0 297
1929 265 0 265
1930 281 0 281
1931 295 5 290
1932 311 0 311
1933 322 0 322
1934 334 0 334
1935 282 0 282
1936 291 0 291
1937 247 0 247
1938 280 0 280
1939 277 0 277
1940 260 0 260
1941 286 0 286
1942 275 0 275
1943 284 0 284
1944 303 0 303
1945 305 0 305
1946 329 0 329
1947 350 0 350
1948 339 0 339
1949 336 0 336
1950 365 0 365
1951 340 0 340
1952 338 0 338
1953 389 0 389
1954 354 0 354
1955 326 0 326
1956 407 0 407
1957 336 0 336
1958 367 5 362
1959 414 0 414
1960 464 0 464
1961 420 0 420
1962 407 0 407
1963 384 0 384
1964 368 0 368
1965 291 0 291
1966 292 0 292
1967 292 0 292
1968 266 0 266
1969 283 0 283
1970 239 0 239
1971 262 0 262
1972 215 0 215
1973 239 0 239
1974 212 0 212
1975 252 0 252
1976 266 0 266
1977 252 0 252
1978 249 0 249
1979 243 0 243
1980 304 0 304
1981 299 9 290
1982 354 0 354
1983 425 5 420
1984 447 5 442
1985 407 5 402
1986 332 5 327
1987 310 0 310
1988 249 0 249
1989 267 0 267
1990 231 0 231
1991 204 0 204
1992 191 0 191
1993 204 0 204
1994 160 0 160
1995 169 0 169
1996 130 0 130
1997 121 0 121
1998 157 0 157
1999 136 0 136
2000 148 0 148
2001 154 0 154
2002 122 0 122
2003 128 0 128
2004 122 0 122
2005 144 0 144
2006 137 0 137
2007 151 0 151
2008 161 0 161
2009 173 0 173
2010 228 0 228
2011 282 0 282
2012 275 0 275
2013 317 0 317
2014 388 0 388
2015 405 0 405

Want to know about the popularity of the Lionel baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,238 babies born with the name Lionel in the United States. That's more than enough Lionels to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lionel" was in 1960 with a total of 464 babies.

According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lionel" ranks #89 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 86 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1946. Across the entire United States a total of 329 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Lionel

The name "Lionel" is of English origin, and it means "Lion". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is a football biography. Lionel was born in 1987 in Rosario, Argentina.

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Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and record producer specializing in soul, R&B, pop, and pop rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1968 to present. Lionel was born in 1949 as Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States.

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Lionel Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1893 to 1954. Lionel was born in 1878 as Lionel Herbert Blythe in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Lionel Scaloni

Lionel Scaloni is a football biography. Lionel was born in 1978 in Rosario, Argentina.

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Lionel Letizi

Lionel Letizi is a football biography. Lionel was born in 1973 in Nice, France.

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Lionel Potillon

Lionel Potillon is a football biography. Lionel was born in 1974 in Cluny, France.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Lionel

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Alternative Meanings

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

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

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Past life for Lionel born Jul 17, 1983

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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 Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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