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Leon Surname History
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- Leon spelling & pronunciation
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Leon Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Leon may be very difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Leon may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Leon Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Leon come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Leon originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".
Leon Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Leon transform in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Leon were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Leon. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Leon family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Leon Family Tree
Here are a few of the Leon genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Leons
- Lilia L Ponce De Leon born 1909
- Paul C Leon 1948 - 2011
- C Leon 1959 - 1993
- Michael Leon 1956 - 2009
- Ana Maria Leon 1919 - 1986
- Reynaldo Leon Johns 1969 - 2010
- Marcus Leon 1901 - 1975
- George Leon 1913 - 1986
- Anna Leon 1887 - 1978
- Richard Leon 1917 - 1997