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Gender: Female Meaning of Leontyne: "lion" Origin of Leontyne: English female form of Leontios, Greek

The name Leontyne is a girl's name of English origin meaning "lion". Leontyne and is often added to lists like Fancy Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

Almost exclusively associated with opera diva Leontyne Price. If you want to use the suddenly-stylish Leontyne, we'd recommend the French Leontine spelling.

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Famous People Named Leontyne

Leontyne Price, American opera singer

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