French female form of Leontios, Greek

Leontine Origin and Meaning

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

  • Léontine Lippmann Arman de Caillavetmistress and muse of writer Anatole France
  • Leontine SaganAustrian,Hungarian theater director
  • Leontine T. KellyAmerican Methodist bishop
  • Léontine de MaësenBelgian coloratura soprano
  • Léontine Pauline AubartFrench singer; mistress of business mogul Benjamin Guggenheim; Titanic survivor
  • Léontine Zantafirst Frenchwoman to earn a doctorate
  • Florence Leontine Mary WelchEnglish singer of band Florence + the Machine

Leontine in Pop Culture

  • "Leontine's Husbands" 1928 German silent comedy

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