French female form of Leontios, Greek"lion"
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