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Leonides

What does Leonides mean?

Leonides Pronunciation of Leonides [leonides] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Leonides is "lion strength". Leonides is an alternate form of Leonard (Old German).

Associated with: lion, strength.

Variations

6 alternative forms via Leonard: Lennie, Leondaus, Leone, Leonid, Leonidas and Leonis.

Creative forms:
(male) Landes, Levonides, ..

(female) Leonile, Leonileh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leonides Jesus (L.J.), ..

How popular is Leonides?

Leonides is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#75695 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lennie, Leonard (#653 via latest list) and Leonidas (#519) are the prominent alternative forms of Leonides (outside Top 2000). These forms of Leonides were popular a century ago (adoption of 0.49%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.05%, 89.9%), with the version Leonard becoming less trendy. Leonard is more universally found than the rest, although Leonidas seems to be becoming a favorite too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lennie, Leonard, Leonidas in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leonides and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adones, Denies, Dennes, Euclides, Geddes, Georges, Jones, Landen, Lander, Landers, Landis, Langden, Lanier, Lannie, Leander, Leandre, Leandrew, Leandro, Leandros, Leanther, Lemmie, Lemond, Lendell, Leomaris, Leon, Leonardo, Leoncio, Leondre, Leonel, Leonello, Leonerd, Leonhard, Leontios, Lerone, Leslie, Levander, Lewes, Lewis, Lexis, Liander, Lindel, Linden, Linder, Linnie, Lionel, Lioni, Lionisio (see Leon), Lionnel, London, Lonne, Lonnie, Lorimer, Louie, Louis, Lynden, Lyonel, Lyonnel, Lyons, Moises, Montes, Rhodes and Stones. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leonides.

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