Napoleon name meaning
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Napoleon Name Meaning

Name

Napoleon

   
Pronounciation
Na-POH-lee-an

Meaning of Napoleon

Lion Of Naples

Napoleon Name Origin

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Napoleon name origin
This was an old Italian name, used most notably by the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte , who was born on Corsica. It is possibly derived from the Germanic Nibelungen, the name of a race of dwarfs in Germanic legend, which meant -sons of mist. Alternatively, it could be connected to the name of the Italian city of Napoli -Naples.
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In Italian, the name Napoleon means- Lion of Naples. Famous Bearer: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821).Compound name composed from the Greek elements neapolis (new city) and le?n (lion): hence, "lion of the new city." This was an old Italian name, used most notably by the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte , who was born on Corsica. It is possibly derived from the Germanic Nibelungen, the name of a race of dwarfs in Germanic legend, which meant -sons of mist. Alternatively, it could be connected to the name of the Italian city of Napoli -Naples. Compound name composed from the Greek elements neapolis (new city) and leōn (lion): hence, lion of the new city. In Italian, the name Napoleon means- Lion of Naples. Famous Bearer: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821).Compound name composed from the Greek elements neapolis (new city) and le?n (lion): hence, "lion of the new city." Nepoleon was a Italian name, used for the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, who was born on Corsica.
Napoleon Name also appears in following Origin(s): Germanic, Italian, French, Greek, African-American, Polish, Spanish
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Meaning of Napoleon in Portuguese origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.