Leander name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Hindi, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: le(an)-der
Meaning: Brave as a Lion
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What does Leander mean?

Meaning of Leander is Brave as a Lion used for both boys and girls has its origin in Old Greek is mostly used in Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Hindi, English and German.

Greek λεων = 'lion' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander. Greek λεων = 'lion' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander. Greek λεων = 'lion' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander.

Leander is combination of Attic Greek leōs = 'people' and ανδρος = 'of a man'. Greek λεων = 'lion' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander. Leander is combination of Attic Greek leōs = 'people' and ανδρος = 'of a man'.

Greek λεων = 'lion' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander. Leander is combination of Attic Greek leōs = 'people' and ανδρος = 'of a man'. Greek ? = 'happiness' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander.

Greek λεων = 'lion' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander. Leander is combination of Attic Greek leōs = 'people' and ανδρος = 'of a man'. Greek ? = 'happiness' and ανδρος = 'of a man' are combined to form Leander.

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How do I pronounce Leander?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Leander is le(an)-der.

Variants of Leander

Leandros, Ander, Andreas, Andrew, Andor

Names that rhyme with Leander

How popular is the name Leander?

Leander is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1880 and was able to reach the top 400 names. In 1882, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 324 on boy names chart when 99 babies were given the name Leander.

Over 6222 babies in United States have been named Leander. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. Recently in 2016, 69 babies were given Leander and it reached its peak ranking, 178 on boy names chart.

There are over 856 babies that have been given the name Leander in Belgium.

Leander is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 1935 (2014) in its 17 years run on England and Wales naming chart.

During its 21 years of usage in Switzerland, it had made up to just the top 400 boy names. There are over 247 babies that have been given the name Leander in Switzerland.

Leander is a common name in Germany, China and Netherlands while somewhat familiar name in Hong Kong, South Africa, Philippines, England, Venezuela, Indonesia, Singapore, Brazil, Taiwan, Canada, Austria and India. At least, 10000 people globally have been given the name as per our estimate.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018217763
2017211264
2016180483
2015197373
2014207867
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Leander in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands91010202325
Finland2358566100

Numerological analysis of Leander

You are pretty, smart and charismatic, you still doubt yourself. You are persistent but without motivation, you won't accomplish anything. Travel when you are heartbroken because it helps you to heal faster. You don't depend on anyone in any way. You like to explore your options about everything. You are not very excited when it comes to meeting new people because you expect disappointment. You often doubt your skills when you see someone more gifted, or better than you.

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Middle names for Leander

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Famous people named Leander

  • Leander of Seville, Catholic Bishop of Seville
  • Leander Haußmann, German theatre and film director
  • Leander H. McNelly, Confederate officer and Texas Ranger captain
  • Leander Czerny, major contributor to Erwin Lindner's 'Die Fliegen der paläarktischen Region'
  • Leander Kahney, technology writer and author
  • Leander Cox, U.S. Representative from Kentucky
  • Leander J. Talbott, wealthy Missouri realtor and politician
  • Leander Starr Jameson, British colonial politician
  • Leander Perez, Leander Henry Perez Sr
  • Leander J. McCormick, American inventor, manufacturer, philanthropist
  • Leander Babcock, Democratic United States Representative for the 23rd district of New York
  • Leander Sydnor, fictional character on the HBO drama 'The Wire'
  • Leander Jordan, former American football offensive tackle
  • Leander Suleiman in Hear No Evil as Actress
  • Leander Deeny in Captain America: The First Avenger as Actor
  • Director Leander De Cordova, notable for movie She
  • In 2004 comedy film, Salon Brasil, Leander Lichti played Flori.

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