Meaning and Name Origin
Leandro \le(a)-nd-ro, lean-dro\ as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Leandro is "lion man". Leandro is a form of Leander (Greek); Greek mythology: Leander swam across the Hellespont to visit his beloved, Hero. Common as a boys' name.
Leandro is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1183 out of 1220, Top 97%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#22117 out of 88799, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Leandro for boys. Leandro was first listed in 2005 and reached its top rank of #784 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Leandro and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Leandro (#784 a year ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Leander, Lee (#701 a year ago) and Leo (#97). Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1880-1889 and is now much less, with the forms Leander and Lee becoming less stylish. Leandro (#784) and Leo (#97) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these, with Leo going through a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)