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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Deleon

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  • A user from Louisiana, United States says the name Deleon is of Spanish origin and means "Of Lion".
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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Deleon

DeLeon Eskridge is a football player. DeLeon was born on December 19th, 1989 in Daly City, California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Deleon

Alex DeLeon is a pop rock, alternative rock, and pop punk musician. Alex was given the name Alexander Michael DeLeon on April 8th, 1989.

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Idalis DeLeón is an actor, singing, presenter, actress, singer, and television host.She has been prominent since 1989. Idalis was born on June 15th, 1969 in Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. Idalis is also known as Idalis De Leon, Idalis Deleon, Idalis, Idalis Leon, Idalis de León, de León, Idalis; DeLeon, and Idalis; Idalis.

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Jack Deleon was an actor and television actor. Jack was born on December 19th, 1924 in New York. He died on October 16th, 2006.

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Nick DeLeon is a soccer player for the D.C. United, UNLV Rebels, Louisville Cardinals, and Arizona Sahuaros. Nick was born on July 17th, 1990 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.

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José DeLeón is a baseball player. José was born on December 20th, 1960 in La Vega (city).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 0 5
1919 5 0 5
1920 8 0 8
1921 6 0 6
1925 5 0 5
1926 6 0 6
1927 7 0 7
1929 7 0 7
1932 8 0 8
1935 7 0 7
1936 5 0 5
1937 10 0 10
1938 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1944 9 0 9
1946 6 0 6
1947 8 0 8
1948 7 0 7
1951 6 0 6
1956 5 0 5
1961 6 0 6
1962 5 0 5
1963 7 0 7
1965 5 0 5
1966 8 0 8
1968 9 0 9
1969 7 0 7
1970 12 0 12
1971 9 0 9
1972 6 0 6
1973 9 0 9
1974 11 0 11
1975 7 0 7
1976 10 0 10
1977 8 0 8
1978 12 0 12
1979 11 0 11
1980 22 0 22
1981 15 0 15
1982 18 0 18
1983 14 0 14
1984 15 0 15
1985 11 0 11
1986 25 8 17
1987 15 0 15
1988 21 6 15
1989 18 0 18
1990 18 0 18
1991 21 0 21
1992 21 0 21
1993 17 0 17
1994 13 0 13
1995 19 0 19
1996 13 0 13
1997 17 0 17
1998 15 0 15
1999 11 0 11
2000 14 0 14
2001 13 0 13
2002 24 0 24
2003 20 0 20
2004 15 0 15
2005 10 0 10
2006 15 0 15
2007 15 0 15
2008 20 0 20
2009 22 0 22
2010 17 0 17
2011 15 0 15
2012 10 0 10
2013 15 0 15
2014 17 0 17
2015 8 0 8
2016 15 0 15
2017 10 0 10

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Popularity of Deleon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Deleon U.S.
  White 6.64% 64.26%
  African American 1.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.21% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 83.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Deleon

People with the last name Deleon are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Deleon

  • How Popular is the name Deleon? Deleon is the 11,383rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Deleon was the 359th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Deleon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 887 babies born with the first name Deleon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deleon to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deleon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deleon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deleon is Monday, November 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Deleon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deleon was in 2002 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Deleon Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deleon is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Deleon: Your name in reverse order is Noeled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lneeod. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Deleon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 87,414 people with the last name Deleon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Deleon? Deleon was ranked as the 359th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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