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  1. Lionelnoun

    of mostly British usage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lionelnoun

    the whelp of a lioness; a young lion

  2. Etymology: [OF., dim. of lion.]


  1. Lionel

    Michael William Lebron, popularly known as Lionel, is a nationally syndicated American radio and television personality. The Lionel Show debuted in 2000 and was nationally-syndicated on the WOR Radio Network, broadcasting from the studios of WOR 710 AM in New York. Beginning in May 2007, he hosted a daily three-hour radio talk show on Air America Radio. Lionel was a consistent performer for Air America, and drew weekly audiences of approximately 1.5 million people. On March 22, 2010, Lionel began a nightly commentary on New York's WPIX Channel 11 and is currently a regular contributor to the morning and late night newscasts, as well as the station's legal analyst. LionelMedia.com launched on June 23, 2010, containing Podcasts, audio, video and other material. In August of 2012, Lionel began hosting the morning show on WWIQ in Philadelphia from 6am to 8:30am.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lionel is ranked #93921 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lionel surname appeared 195 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lionel.

    58.9% or 115 total occurrences were Black.
    22.5% or 44 total occurrences were White.
    9.2% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
    5.6% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lionel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lionel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Lionel in a Sentence

  1. Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson:

    We have excellent coaches with good education, and as much as we can to make sport accessible to everyone, regardless of family income or social status, if you love football or any other sport as a kid, it should be manageable to go to your local club and play. The emphasis at youth level is on participation and equality, and afterwards you can see if there's a new (Lionel) Messi or (Cristiano) Ronaldo in the group.

  2. Katy Perry:

    …We took a long time to put this judging panel together, as you might have noticed, and that was because we wanted to get it right and we wanted judges with credibility, who knew what they were talking about, were huge successes in their own right, who were articulate and who generally cared about the contestants. And that's the difference. I think these guys really care about the contestants, and it wasn't so much about the judges. It's more about the contestants. i think we all have our expertise. Obviously, Luke can speak on a lot more country things. Lionel can speak on everything because he's a legend. I've got a little bit of my pop lane. But I think that we all bring strengths….

  3. Channing Dungey:

    We knew that ‘American Idol’ on ABC would unleash an opportunity for singers from all walks of life to realize their dreams and that these incredible contestants would have America rooting for their success, i am thrilled that Katy, Luke, Lionel and Ryan will be back to once again embark on this Idol journey with us to discover the next crop of inspiring talent.

  4. Kelly Clarkson:

    Lionel Richie – he is a major dad. He is [a] dad/chaperon, like Lionel will be telling some beautiful story about Prince… and we will be preparing a whoopee cushion.

  5. Diego Maradona:

    The fans expect Lionel Messi to be leader and football star at the same time but it appears Lionel Messi’s not prepared for the social pressure the national team demands.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. efface
    • B. abduct
    • C. affront
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