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Gender: Male

The name Lion is a boy's name . Lion and is often added to lists like Celebrity Baby Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

Variation of Lyon

Variation of Leo

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Famous People Named Lion

Lion Feuchtwanger, German-Jewish novelist and playwright
Snoop Lion, former stage name of Snoop Dogg (born Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr.), American rapper
P. Lion, stage name of Pietro Paolo Pelandi, Italian disco singer
Lion O'Loughlin (b.2012), son of actor Alex O'Loughlin and Malia Jones
Lion Balotelli (b.2017), son of Mario Balotelli
Jack Lion Hartzler (b.2014), son of singer Amy Lee and Josh Hartzler

Pop Culture References for the name Lion

Lion Rafale, character in the Virtua Fighter video game series
Lion Ushiromiya, character in Japanese sound novel "Umineko no Naku Koro ni"
Lionblaze, character from the book series "Warriors" by Erin Hunter
Lion, a magical pink lion on animated series "Steven Universe"
"Lion," 2016 film


jaz.fortune Says:


cute nickname for leander.

cabosanmucus Says:


For reasons unknown to me, apparently this is quite popular in Germany.

EW314 Says:


I actually quite like this! A nice alternative to Leo or Leon, and could be a quirky, modern way to honour a Leonard or Lionel. I think it would make a sweet, fierce nickname for any of those names too. Personally, I'd only dare use it as a nickname or middle.