• Gender: Male
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Little Lion

What is the meaning of the name Lionel?

The name Lionel is primarily a male name of French origin that means Little Lion.

Diminutive of the name Leon.

Lionel Hampton, musician. Lionel is also a brand of toy trains that have become very collectible.

Different Spellings of the name Lionel:


People who like the name Lionel also like:

Levi, Everett, Alexander, Oliver, Samuel, Theodore, Noah, Amelia, Eloise, Charlotte, Eleanor, Penelope, Claire, Fiona

Names that sound like Lionel:

Lanelle, Leinaala, Lemuel, Leonel, Lionella, Lynelle, Lynley

Stats for the Name Lionel

checkmark Lionel is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Lionel is currently #660 in U.S. births

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Lionel Say - Jim's Big Ego

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