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What does Leopold mean?

Leopold [leo-pold] 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.

Associated with: brave, saint, royal (king), aristocratic (noble), britain (england).


Leopold has 3 variants: Leo, Leopoldo and Leupold.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leopold name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leopold outside U.S.

Leo (#97 from current records) and Leopoldo are the popular varying forms of Leopold. Adoption of these forms of Leopold was more pronounced a century ago (usage of 0.42%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.21%, 50%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leopold, Leo, Leopoldo in U.S.

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

Similar Names


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.