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Leonid

What does Leonid mean?

Leonid Pronunciation of Leonid [leonid] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Leonid is "lion strength". Leonid is a variant form of Leonard (Old German).

Associated with: lion, strength.

Variations

17 relations via Leonard: Len, Lenard, Lenn, Lennard, Lennerd, Lennie, Lenny, Leo, Leon, Leonardo, Leone, Leonerd, Leonhard, Leonidas, Leonides, Leonis and Lonny.

Creative forms:
(male) Lyonid, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Leonid Fredy (L.F.), ..

How popular is Leonid?

Leonid is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Leonid is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Len, Lenard, Lennard, Lennie, Lenny (#1145 from current records), Leo (#91), Leon (#314), Leonard (#653), Leonardo (#103), Leonidas (#519) and Lonny are the prominent varying forms of Leonid (outside Top 2000). These relations of Leonid were at the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (usage of 1.1%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.6%, 50.6%), with versions such as Leon becoming less trendy. Leo has been the most popular choice, though Leonidas has become popular as well. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Len, Lenard, Lennard, Lennie, Lenny in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leo, Leon, Leonard, Leonardo, Leonidas, Lonny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leo, Leon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Boid, Keoni, Lamond, Land, Lannie, Ledon, Leif, Leland, Lemmie, Lemond, Lenci, Lennox, Lenox, Leoncio, Leondre, Leonel, Leontios, Leopold, Leroi, Leron, Lerone, Leslie, Levi, Levin, Levon, Lewis, Lexis, Lind, Linnie, Lion, Lionel, Lioni, Lionni (see Leon), Lloyd, Loki, Lon, Long, Lonn, Lonne, Lonnie, Lonza, Lonzo, Lord, Lorin, Louie, Louis, Loyd, Lyon, Lyonel, Lyons and Reid. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leonid.

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