Meaning and name origin
Leonardo \le(o)-nar-do, leon(a)-rdo\ as a boy's name is of Old German, Spanish and Italian origin, and the meaning of Leonardo is "lion strength". Name borne by artist Leonardo da Vinci, who is considered to be one of the most brilliant and creative men who ever lived. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
Leonardo is a very popular first name for males (#552 out of 1220, Top 45%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7320 out of 88799, Top 8%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leonardo for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Leonardo and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Leonardo (#114) and Leonard (#662). (2014 statistics).