Leon

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form (French) of Leo [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Short form of Germanic names beginning with Leon- (see LEW) [7] [1] [4]

3) Short form of Napoleon [1] [4]

Related Names

Leon
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
León
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Finish Swedish
Léon
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Finish Swedish
Lion
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Lionel, Leonas

For female forms see Leona

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Leoninpoika Finland
Leonsen Denmark Norway
Leonson Norway
Leonsson Faroe Islands Iceland Sweden

Female

Leonintytär Finland
Leonsdatter Denmark Norway
Leonsdotter Sweden
Leonsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Leon
Genitive: Leons
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Leon
Accusative: Leon
Dative: Leoni
Genitive: Leons
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Leon
Genitive: Leonin
Partitive: Leonia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Leon
Accusative: Leon
Dative: Leoni
Genitive: Leons
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Leon
Genitive: Leons
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Leon
Genitive: Leons

Name Day

Norway Norway

28 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Leon Bodd (30 July 1924 - 18 March 2014), Norwegian lawyer and politician

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
4 13 5287 7472
Norway Norway[9]
4 n.a. 3637 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 1586 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
0 0 31 74
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 1197
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Leon(m) Sources: [8][10][9][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Leon(m) Sources: [13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Leon(m)

Sources: [8] [10] [9] [12]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  7. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. details see Name Statistic tables