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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Italian : Fierce one from Naples
  • African American : Lion in a new city

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Napoleon

Family name origins & meanings

  • French (Napoléon) and Spanish (Napoleón) : from a Corsican personal name (see Napoleone). It was made famous by the French Emperor Napoleon (1769–1821), and in some cases may have been adopted as a surname in his honor.

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