More info about the name "Leona"
Your delicate little girl will be fearless like a lioness with the name Leona, the female variant of the name Leo.Leona originates in Greek language and means "lion woman". It is a feminine form of Leon, a popular masculine name all around the world. Recently, Leona has been popularized by the British singer Leona Lewis. As a feminine given name it is fairly popular in the United States. It is also the name of several places in the U.S.