Leo meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Leo No. of characters: 3 Gender: Boy Origin of Leo: German Dutch Swedish Norwegian Danish Finnish English Croatian Late Roman
How to pronounce Leo leo What does my name mean? Meaning of Leo: Brave, Lion-bold, Brave People, Lion-man, Leo, The Lion, Strong, Folk

Baby name Leo is originated from Latin leo meaning "lion". The name was borne by several early saints and popes including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th century. Another famous bearer of the name is Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) who was a Russian novelist and his works include 'War and Peace' and 'Anna Karenina'. Leo is also the name of one of the constellation and the fifth sign of the zodiac. Leo Valdez is also the name of a son of Hephaestus from Rick Riordan's The Heroes of Olympus fantasy novel series.

Leo was ranked 91 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 6.19% from its previous ranking of 97 in 2014. Leo was ranked 958 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 1.70% from its previous ranking of 942 in 2014.

Full form of Leo : Light-Hearted Eccentric Obliging

Leo is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 2001 and ranked 16 in 2014. Around 27950 people wear Leo as their first name. Leo is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Leo is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1888 and ranked 91 (0.115119% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 188733 people wear Leo as their first name. Leo is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 91 (0.115119% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 188733 people have Leo as their first name. Leo is not a native United States and Leo may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.052795% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of Leo is 5.

Leo love adventure, excitement and freedom. Leo are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Leo are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Léo Amadéo, Cléo, Dorotéo, Eliséo, Léo, Mahéo, Mathéo, Matéo, Taddéo, Thaddéo, Théo, Timotéo, TéoFamous people named Léo
Léo Baptistão is a Brazilian soccer player. He plays for striker
Actor Léo Campion, famous for TV series La brigade des maléfices
  • Léo Adel characterized leading role of Lambert dit gamin in 1925 war flick Yser.
  • In 1989, Leo Burmester characterized the role of Catfish De Vries in adventure and drama movie The Abyss.
  • In 1949, Leo Carrillo characterized the role of Pancho in action and adventure flick The Gay Amigo.
  • Leo Damian played important role of Will in 1994 thriller movie Hard Drive.
  • Leo Dan, from 1967 adventure and comedy film La muchachada de a bordo, who characterized Leo Marmol.
  • Leo de Córdoba portrayed the central character of N in 1934 0 movie Sierra de Ronda.
  • In 1966, Leo De Vos played the role of N in fantasy movie De obool.
  • In 1995 drama flick, Kids, Leo Fitzpatrick characterized Telly.
  • In 1980 comedy, mystery flick, Il ficcanaso, Leo Gavero portrayed N.
  • In 1956 adventure, drama film, Moby Dick, Leo Genn portrayed Starbuck.
  • Leo Gordon characterized the important role of Archie Wickersham in 1916 drama, romance film Then I'll Come Back to You.
  • Leo Grillo, from 2010 adventure, family movie Magic, who played the Brad Fairmont.
  • In 1916 drama film, Caprice of the Mountains, Leo A. Kennedy played Max Barker.
  • Leo Lee, from 2002 action, comedy movie Kung Pow: Enter the Fist, who portrayed Young Master Pain.
  • In 1983, Léo Magalhães portrayed the role of N in crime flick Tensão e Desejo.
  • Leo D. Maloney, from 1924 western movie The Loser's End, who characterized the Bruce Mason.
  • Leo Marini, from 1946 comedy and musical movie Sueña, mi amor, who portrayed N.
  • In 1985, Leo McKern portrayed the role of Imperius in adventure and comedy flick Ladyhawke.
  • Leo Mur, from 1926 history flick Mamut i Ayshe, who characterized N.
  • In 1947, Leo Penn characterized the role of Tom Cochrane in action and crime movie Fall Guy.
  • In 1917, Leo Pierson portrayed the role of Johnny Roberts in drama, war movie The Birth of Patriotism.
  • In 1956, Leo Pilpani portrayed the role of Kote in comedy and drama movie Chveni ezo.
  • In 1914, Leo Ragusi played the role of N in 0 film La regina Mezurka.
  • In 1928 drama film, Valley of the Ghosts, Leo Sheffield played Kenneth Nelson.
  • In 1938, Leo Siedler played the role of Wirr, Mechaniker, Kajetans Chef in sci-fi movie Robot-Girl Nr. 1.
  • In 1936, Leo Slezak characterized the role of Sir John Falstaff in comedy, musical flick Die lustigen Weiber.
  • In 1922, Leo White characterized the role of Antonio in drama and romance movie Blood and Sand.
  • In 1926 action and adventure film, A Hero of the Big Snows, Leo Willis portrayed Black Beasley.
  • In 1986 comedy flick, Charley, Leo Jacobs played Larive.
  • Leo Otero, from 1999 comedy, horror flick Drawing Blood, who characterized the Conner.
  • Names like Léo Léo Namesakes Posts having Leo: Comments :Leo is a proper name Italian male. The name has come from the Latin name Imperial Leo, literally " lion ". It was very popular among the early Christians and was chosen by thirteen popes. The names Leone and Lev , the source respectively the Greek and Russian, are the related, thus having the same meaning, and it is not uncommon to be used interchangeably with each other (as in the case of the various popes with this name, or the famous writer Leo Tolstoy ); the name Leonio is instead a derivative thereof. Meaningfully, Leo can be compared, in addition to the aforementioned Leone and Lev, even to ' the Arab Osama and all' Jewish Ari. Versions in other languages ​​of the name are Czech : Leoš, Croatian : Leo, Danish : Leo, Finnish : Leo, French : Léo, English : Leo, Female: Leola, Latin : Leo, Norwegian : Leo, Russian : Лев ( Lev ), Dutch : Leo, Portuguese : Léo, Swedish : Leo, German : Leo, Hungarian : Leó. - Alexia Hurless Popularity of Leo

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