What does Leopold mean?
Leopold [leopold] as a boys' name is pronounced LEE-oh-pold. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Leopold is "brave people". A saint's name. A royal or aristocratic name in Belgium, Austria, and Britain.
(male) Lapold, Lipold, ..
(female) Leole, Leopolda, ..
How popular is Leopold?
Leopold is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7560 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Leopold for boys. Leopold reached its peak rank of #797 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is presently at #1693. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Leo (#91 from current records) and Leopoldo are the popular varying forms of Leopold (#1693 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Leopold was more pronounced a century ago (usage of 0.42%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.25%, ▼41%).
Recommended names are Bernold (see Bernal), Bertold (see Berthold), Derrold (see Darold), Gerhold, Gerold, Gerrold, Herold, Herrold, Jerold▼, Jerrold▼, Lemond, Leonard▼, Leonel▲, Leonerd, Leonid, Reinold, Reynold and Thorold. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leopold.See names in meaning and etymology.