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Boy Names Starting with Leo-

Leo- baby names and what they mean, with 10 results. Leo- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (USAGE OF 1.1%) and are somewhat less popular today (USAGE 0.6%, 46.8%), with names like Leon becoming less trendy. Leonardo (#103), Leonel (#389) and Leonidas (#519) are three of the more contemporarily stylish boy names here, while Leonards (TOP 35%) and Leonardson (52%) are common Leo- last names.

Leo- names

Leo - Leopold

Leo and variants

Leo1, var. Leontios, Leonello1, Leonel1, Leoncio1, Leon1
From Latin word. "Lion." Leo and variants became more popular in 2015, gaining +54 rankings as baby names with Leonel gaining the most.


Var. of Leander. Origin fr. Greek language. "Lion man." Leor is also a marginally prominent birth name. See also Lleu.

Source fr. Latin language. "Lion of the sea." Rare, but Leomaris is similar to popular surnames Legris (UPPER 57%), Louris (81%), which also end with -ris.

Napoleon and variants

Leone1, Leon2
Forms of Napoleon. Possibly (Italian) man from Naples, (Italian) .. Conventional, with usage of 0.06% for Leon and Leone as baby names in 2015, higher than 0.056% the previous year.

Leon3, var. Leone2, Leoncio2
Derivative of Greek element. Variant of Leo .. Adoption of Leon and forms was widespread among parents a century ago and is now reduced, with Leon falling out of fashion.

Leonard and variants

Leonard, var. Leonis, Leonides, Leonidas, Leonid, Leonhard, Leone3, Leonerd, Leondaus, Leonardo1, Leon4, Leo3
Origin fr. Old German element. "Lion strength." Leone (UPPER 1%), Leon (1%), Leonard (1%), Leo (3%) and Leonardo (5%) exist often as surnames.


Derivative of Old German, Spanish, Italian. "Lion strength." Adoption of Leonardo as a baby name in 2015 was up 86.6% compared to 10 years ago. See also Lenard.

Form of Le-. Stems fr. American. Combination of the Le prefix with .. Leondre is an unusual male name.

Lionel and variants

Leonello2, Leonel2
Var. of Lionel. Stems fr. Latin. "Lion." Leonel has grown progressively more popular since the 1880s.

Leopold and variants

Leopold, var. Leopoldo, Leo4
Source fr. Old German. "Brave people." Adoption of Leopold and variants as children's names in 2015 was 18.4% more than the previous year.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Leo- names for boys.

1. Leo - Leopold
Leo [Leon, Leonel, Leoncio, Leonello, Leontios], Leander [Leo], Leomaris, Napoleon [Leon, Leone], Leon [Leone, Leoncio], Leonard [Leone, Leonis, Leonid, Leonerd, Leondaus, Leonides, Leonidas, Leonhard, ..], Leonardo, Le- [Leondre], Lionel [Leonel, Leonello], Leopold [Leo, Leopoldo]

Usage comparison for Leo- names