Gender: Male
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Lion
The name Leo means Lion and is of Latin origin. Leo is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

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 the names: Oliver, Liam, Levi, Theodore, Owen, Theo, Finn, Violet, Charlotte, Hazel, Amelia, Isla, Scarlett, Ava

Stats for the Name Leo

checkmark Leo is currently #17 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Leo is currently #40 in U.S. births