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Gender: F Meaning of Leontine: "lion" Origin of Leontine: French female form of Leontios, Greek

Leontine is the French form of a name that's more familiar by its spelling variation Leontyne, the name made famous by opera diva Price. An obscure choice, Leontine nevertheless feels right for our lion-name-crazed moment.

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Famous People Named Leontine

Florence Leontine Mary Welch, English singer of band Florence + the Machine
Léontine Lippmann Arman de Caillavet, mistress and muse of writer Anatole France
Leontine Sagan, Austrian-Hungarian theater director
Leontine T. Kelly, American Methodist bishop
Léontine de Maësen, Belgian coloratura soprano
Léontine Pauline Aubart, French Titanic survivor
Léontine Zanta, first Frenchwoman to earn a doctorate

Pop Culture References for the Name Leontine

"Leontine's Husbands," 1928 German silent comedy

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