Léonie Origin and Meaning

The name Léonie is a girl's name of French origin meaning "lion".

Leona with a French accent that gives it a bit more flair. It's currently very popular there – in the Top 30 for French baby girls.

Aunt Léonie is a major character in Proust's Remembrance of Things Past. Léonie was chosen by Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel for their daughter.

Léonie Popularity

Famous People Named Léonie

  • Léonie AdamsAmerican poet laureate
  • Léonie GilmourAmerican editor, lover of writer Yone Noguchi, mother of sculptor Isamu Noguchi and dancer Ailes Gilmour
  • Léonie Cassel (b. 2010)daughter of actors Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel