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pinWhat 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.


Leopold has 3 variants: Leo, Leopoldo and Leupold.

Kreatif forms: Lapold, Laupold, Lopold. [more]

pinHow 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 #545 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 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 0.481%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.301%, 37%). Leo has historically been a favorite of parents, while Leopold has become less popular.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leopold, Leo, Leopoldo in U.S.

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

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