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Leander meaning and name origin

Leander \le(an)-der\ as a boy's name is pronounced lee-AN-der. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Leander is "lion man". Greek mythology: Leander swam across the Hellespont to visit his beloved, Hero. Saint Leander (seventh century) was a Spanish saint.

Leander has 11 variant forms: Ander, Leandre, Leandrew, Leandro, Leandros, Leanther, Lee, Leiandros, Leo, Liander and Liandro.

For more information, see also related names Cleander and Levander.

Leander is also pronounced similarly to Lander, Landor and Linder. Other suggested similar baby names are Landers and Neander.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Leander.


Popularity of Leander

Leander is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23666 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Leander name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Leander with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


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