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Origin of the name LEONA.
Etymology of the name LEONA.
Meaning of the baby name LEONA.

  

LEONA.  Feminine form of Latin Leon (q.v.), meaning "a lioness."  Usage: America, Czech & Slovakia (Leóna), England, Italy.

   Leona, a courtezan, called also Læna.  She was the mistress of Harmodius and Aristogiton.  Being tortured because she refused to discover the conspirators, she bit off her tongue, totally to frustrate the violent efforts of her executions.A man who was acquainted with the conspiracy formed against Cæsar. (A Classical Dictionary, Lempriere, 1825)

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