What is the meaning of the name Leo?

The name Leo is primarily a male name of Latin origin that means Lion.

Leo is often used as a nickname for Leonardo, Leon, and Leopold.

One of the most famous actors is Leonardo DiCaprio, from many movies, including Titanic. Authors include Leo Tolstoy and Leo Rosten. Gerard Hugh "Leo" Sayer is an Australian musician, famous for many songs, including When I Need You.

There were 13 popes named Leo. Athletes named Leo include skateboarder Leo Baker and speedskater Leo Visser.

Fictional characters named Leo include Leo Getz from Lethal Weapon, Leo McGary from the television series The West Wing , and Leo Jones from Dr. Who.

People who like the name Leo also like:

Theodore, Benjamin, Jack, Liam, Oliver, Owen, Henry, Hazel, Violet, Amelia, Charlotte, Scarlett, Ava, Isla

Names like Leo:

Lilah, Lilia, Loyola, Lowell, Liliha, Lela, Lilo, Loyal, Loe, Luyu, Lee, Li, Lu, Liliah, Lilli, Lua, Laila, Lowe, Louie, Lue, Lilly, Llywelya, Lila, Lala, Lei, Lleu, Liloo, Leehu, Leia, Leal

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Leo Hall - son of Logic and Brittney Noell , born 2023
Leo Rose - son of Justin Rose and Kate Rose , born 2009
Ever Leo Reich - son of Lea Michele and Zandy Reich , born 2020
Kevin Leo McAllister - son of Witney Carson and Carson McAllister , born 2021
Saint Leo Bolt - son of Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett , born 2021

Stats for the Name Leo

checkmark Leo is currently #31 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Leo is currently #18 in U.S. births
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