"young lion"

Lionel Origin and Meaning

The name Lionel is both a boy's name and a girl's name of French origin meaning "young lion".
Lionel is yet another traditional boy's name entering the girls' column--at least once-- via prizewinning novelist Lionel (born Margaret Ann) Shriver.

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Famous People Named Lionel

  • Lionel Shriverauthor

Lionel in Pop Culture

  • Lionel DavenportHit the Floor character