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The first name 

Lyonel is a first name for boys.

Lyonel – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Lyonel has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one boy in 100,000 has been named Lyonel. That means that a boy named Lyonel is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name his whole life.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Lyonel -
once in a blue moon

Do you know the feeling when you go to the zoo and the animal that is supposed to be in the enclosure is not there? You know it should to be there, but you've never seen it? It's the same with Lyonel. Boys named Lyonel have made themselves scarce. But some parents got a taste for it many years ago: Reaching pos. 2,819 Lyonel ranked higher than ever in 1936. By comparison, there have been 109 years in which the first name Lyonel has not been given at all (or less than 5 times, which is the minimum number required for a name to be included in the statistics), most recently in 2010. In general, parents name their sons Lyonel only once in a blue moon, so boys and men with this name can consider themselves really special!

In years where the graph has no value, the name Lyonel was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Lyonel in 2022 – a precious jewel

In 2022, Lyonel continues to be a precious jewel: 6 newborns were named Lyonel that year, ranking #9,177 in the SmartGenius name statistics. If your baby's name is Lyonel, you must have a flair for beautiful and rare names: Congratulations, your child is sure to feel unique.

Lyonel has 6 letters 
and begins with an L

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter L is neither particularly common nor particularly rare as a first letter for boys' names: 4.1% of all common boys' names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters of boys' names are J and A, while X and U are the least common initials of boys' names.

With six letters, the name Lyonel is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Thus, it follows that with 4.1% of all boys' names starting with an L, this initial letter occurs about as often as all 26 letters on average. Nevertheless, there are boys' names with L that are quite common, the most common in the U.S. at present is Larry.

Other names with 
L, y, o, n, e and l

If you take all the letters in the name Lyonel – L, y, o, n, e and l – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Noelly.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Lyonel

If your name is Lyonel and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Lyonel

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Lyonel, you can simply say:







This is how the name Lyonel is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Lyonel in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Lyonel

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Lyonel is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Lyonel

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Lyonel sounds like this: