Meaning and Origin of: Napoleon
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Italian : Fierce one from Naples
- African American : Lion in a new city
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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.