Napoleon name meaning
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Napoleon Name Meaning

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Napoleon

   
Pronounciation
Na-POH-lee-an

Meaning of Napoleon

Lion Of Naples

Napoleon Name Origin

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Napoleon name origin
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."
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Napoleon is a first name that some say derives from Neapolis (Naples) and would have originally meant "from Naples". Others claim it is of Greek origin (Napoleon) and comes from napè or napos meaning "(forest) valley" and leon meaning "lion" which would mean that Napoleon means "lion of the valley" or similar.

The name was borne by the military leader and emperor of France Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821).
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
Napoleon also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Danish, Finnish, French, German
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(September 13, 1854 - April 26, 1919) - Polish physiologist, discoverer of adrenaline, one of pioneers of endocrinology, and electroencephalography.
 
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