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The name Leon is of Spanish origin, and means lion.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Leon has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Leon
Use of the Name Leon for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
153,831 48,485 15,100 4,646 2,326 941 454
The table below indicates the number of times the name Leon has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Leon
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880114118  
1881105121  
1882114131  
188397140  
1884103150  
188599146  
1886109142  
188799147  
188890196  
188994184  
189087197  
1891104150  
1892101187  
189388211  
189484236  
189587219  
189686236  
189781229  
189883252  
189993188  
190085313  
190187208  
190286248  
190376289  
190490241  
190587274  
190687263  
190780324  
190884327  
190980377  
191081435  
191177537  
1912791,007  
1913811,155  
1914851,414  
1915831,974  
1916851,958  
1917822,099  
1918772,446  
1919802,246  
1920752,561  
1921742,622  
1922772,518  
1923772,534  
1924772,665  
1925762,642  
1926732,641  
1927782,591  
1928802,464  
1929812,327  
1930812,393  
1931842,239  
1932832,298  
1933852,177  
1934872,296  
1935852,286  
1936822,279  
1937852,324  
1938852,348  
1939852,333  
1940892,321  
1941932,370  
1942932,545  
19431032,438  
19441082,142  
19451102,111  
19461132,319  
19471172,487  
19481192,375  
19491212,423  
19501192,419  
19511222,359  
19521242,372  
19531362,274  
19541402,138  
19551422,145  
19561532,038  
19571661,879  
19581631,930  
19591761,747  
19601891,647  
19611941,547  
19621951,540  
19632011,479  
19641901,480  
19651991,258  
19661871,310  
19671941,197  
19681971,195  
19692131,152  
19702071,220  
19712271,034  
19722161,031  
19732171,003  
1974217973  
1975233883  
1976221924  
1977229948  
1978228920  
1979241905  
1980248902  
1981252869  
1982253872  
1983264784  
1984261798  
1985283725  
1986299686  
1987318664  
1988320675  
1989351646  
1990391593  
1991391579  
1992388589  
1993425530  
1994422542  
1995453498  
1996458471  
1997490435  
1998480456  
1999482460  
2000502454  
2001493463  
2002491468  
2003501487  
2004520454  
Totals:  153,831 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Leon as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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