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Name for 29th January-Leon

Still in limbo here, but hot in Germany and moving throughout Europe.Brad and Angelina used it for their twin son Knox‘s middle name.

Nicknames & Variations:
Leontes, Leonizio, Liutas, Leoni, Leonirez, Lionisio, Leonon, Leonas, Lioni, Lionni, Leontrae, Leons, Leondris, Leonek, Leontios, Leonetti, Leonidas

International Variations:
LéonceLéon (French) Leo (German) LeonzioLeone (Italian) Leonid(Russian) LeontiLeos (Slavic) Leoncio (Spanish) (nameberry.com)

Derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning “lion”. This name was borne by a 6th-century BC king of Sparta. During the Christian era it was merged with the Latin cognateLeo, with the result that the two forms are used somewhat interchangeably across European languages. In England during the Middle Ages this was a common name among Jews. A famous bearer was Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), a Russian Communist revolutionary. (behindthename.com)

Global Popularity
of the Name Leon (babynamewizard.com)
#1 in Germany
#3 in Switzerland (German)
#21 in Austria
#34 in Norway
#35 in Slovenia
#48 in Sweden
#62 in Scotland
#74 in Ireland
#75 in England
#241 in Canada (Quebec)
#271 in Canada (British Columbia)
#502 in United States
Baby Name Wizard Known Siblings
Alec Anne Barbara CarlCharlotte Darien DarrenFrancisco Godfrey Indie-roseJames Jamin Jane JoeyJonathan Kai Kyle LenaMarieanne Michael MirandaOscar Vincent Vivi Vivian
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Name for 27th January- Johan

Scandinavian, Low German and Czech form of Iohannes (see JOHN). (behindthename.com)

Still very Old European, conjuring up the image of a classical composer. But rising on the U.S. popularity list, largely thanks to Heidi Klum andSeal‘s young son. (nameberry.com)

Nicknames & Variations:
Johatan, Johathon, Johanan, Johathan, Joahan, Johanthan, Johannan, Johahn, Joannes, Johane, Johon, Johaun (nameberry.com)

Origin of the name Johan:Cognate of John (God is gracious), which is from the Middle Latin Johannes, an evolution of the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes. Joannes is from the Greek Iōannes, a derivative of the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan, which is from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious). The name, borne by several important biblical characters, was also borne by many saints, twenty-three popes, and many kings throughout Europe.From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Global Popularity
of the Name Johan
#46 in Denmark
#67 in Norway
#83 in Sweden
#450 in United States (babynamewizard.com)
Anders Anna Axel Brita CarlCharlotta Christina Edda ElmerHulda Jacob Johan OswaldoJohanna Jonas Lina MagnusMarco Mauritz Morne RamseyRohan Teresia (known siblings babynamewizard.com)

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Hubby is a registered teacher now! Yay

I hope to be soon too. Here is some names from the teachers regsiter. (some firsts, middles & combos)

Eyvin, Miguel, Laurie Paul, Columbus Lincoln (last name Abrams), Dewald, Dominic Carl, Dudley Edward, Korran Haydn, Bjorn Francis, Star Peter, Vivienne Travis Grey,

Rekha, Elisapeta, Mieke Anna Maria, Ximena, Penelope Frances, Camdon Marie, Genevieve Kate Elizabeth, Zalina, Gloreybel, Carlyn Daphne, Bianca, Alina Licia, Hazel Aroha, Meriana Robin, Fleur Madelaine,  Rosemary Elaine, Delia Constance, Kerralie Robynne, Adele Hazel, Clare Ellen, Donna Rau Aroha, Inda Ramona, Leitha Helen, Simona Carissa, Sharyn Flora, Lucy Isabella Janet, Rehana, Willow Georgette, Demelza Annie, Dina Wilhelmina, Francelle Jean,

Dip, Ipu, Neke, Achala, Nodira, Iese, Norlila,

Rau- means leaf

Aroha- means love

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