Lyons Name Meaning: Thought to have originated from the Latin word 'Leo' (meaning lion). May have also derived from the place in France which is taken from the personal name 'Lug' meaning 'brightness'.
Introduced after the Norman Conquest, may have been a name taken from the place name Lyons in France. Also could have been a nickname for someone brave from the Latin word 'Leo' (meaning lion).
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