Name
LEO

Name LEO

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 433,617 births of Leo in the countries below, which represents an average of 3,054 births of children bearing the first name Leo per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 22,640 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Leo   
In Italiano Nome Leo   
Available variants : Leó , Léo , Lèo , Lëo


Information about the first name Leo

We celebrate Leo on November 6th
The first name Leo is listed in our categories :The first name Leo has been assigned to:
99.80% to boys
0.20% to girls
The country where the first name Leo is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 2 vowels and 1 consonant

Anagrams of the first name Leo

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Leo : Elo, Eol, Loe, Loé, Oel, Ole, Olè, Óle, Òle

Anacyclics of the first name Leo

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Leo: Oel

Leo in Japanese *

Romajireo
Katakanaレオ
Hiraganaれお
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Leo in Japanese
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Leo in sign language

Leo in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Leo

US English
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  • leo (plural leos)
  • (informal) Abbreviation of leotard.
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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈliːəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈliːoʊ/
  • Rhymes: -iːəʊ
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  • IPA(key): /ˈliːəʊ/
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  • Leo (symbol ♌︎)
  • A male given name from Latin, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
  • (astronomy) A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the stars Regulus and Denebola.
  • (astrology) The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 (tropical astrology) or August 16 - September 15 (sidereal astrology).
  • A surname.
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  • Leonian
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  • (astrological sign): Aquarius
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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Leo is the 4,423rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 8,039 individuals. Leo is most common among White (75.37%) individuals.
General
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  • IPA(key): /ˈleː.oː/
  • Hyphenation: Leo
  • Rhymes: -eːoː
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  • Leo is the 59th most common male given name in Finland, belonging to 12,748 male individuals (and as a middle name to 5,245 more), and also belongs to 35 female individuals (and as a middle name to 16 more), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.
ES Spanish
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  • leo m or f (masculine and feminine plural leos)
  • Leo
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  • leo m or f by sense (plural leos)
  • Leo
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  • leo
  • first-person singular present indicative of leer
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  • IPA(key): /ˈleo/ [ˈle.o]
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Syllabification: Le‧o
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  • IPA(key): /ˈleo/ [ˈle.o]
  • (Colombia)
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Syllabification: le‧o
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Slovak
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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛɔ/
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Old English
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  • Borrowed from Latin leō.
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  • IPA(key): /le͜oː/
PT Portuguese
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  • Borrowed from Latin leō (“lion”).
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  • Leo m
  • (astronomy) Leo (constellation)
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Galician
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  • IPA(key): /leʊ/
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  • leo
  • first-person singular present indicative of ler
Vietnamese
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  • From Proto-Vietic *g-lɛːw, whence also trèo.
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  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [lɛw˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [lɛw˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [lɛw˧˧]
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  • leo • (撩, 繚, 𨇉)
  • to climb
  • leo cây ― to climb a tree
  • leo núi ― to go mountain climbing or hiking
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  • lên; trèo
SE Swedish
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Latin
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  • From Ancient Greek λέων (léōn).
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  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈle.oː/, [ˈɫ̪eoː]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈle.o/, [ˈlɛːo]
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  • Third-declension noun.
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  • leō fēmina
  • leōnīnus
  • leunculus
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NL Dutch
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  • Ultimately from Latin leō (“lion”), from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn, “lion”).
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FI Finnish
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  • From Latin leō (“lion”).
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  • IPA(key): /ˈleo/, [ˈle̞o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Syllabification(key): Le‧o
DK Danish
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  • IPA(key): /leːo/, [ˈleːʊ]
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DE German
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  • IPA(key): [ˈleːo]
  • Hyphenation: Le‧o
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Irish
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  • leob (Galway)
  • Riú (Munster)
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  • leo (emphatic leosan)
  • third-person plural of le: with them, to them
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  • IPA(key): /lʲoː/
  • (Galway) IPA(key): /lʲoːbˠ/ (corresponding to the spelling leob)
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  • leo m (genitive singular leo, nominative plural leonna)
  • slush, slime, slick
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  • IPA(key): /lʲoː/
 

Popularity of the name Leo

Number of LEO births per year

Total births of Leo by country

Births with the first name Leo
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
233,046
565
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
52,899
3
ESSpain
2002 - 2021
26,824
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
15,838
190
SESweden
1998 - 2022
12,884
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
12,168
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
8,731
32
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
8,214
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
7,436
17
FIFinland
2003 - 2022
6,816
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
5,980
46
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
5,844
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
5,608
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
5,384
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
3,621
5
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
3,444
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
3,126
0
NONorway
1945 - 2022
2,969
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
2,247
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
1,353
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
1,340
1
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
1,111
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
1,057
0
MXMexico
2017 - 2021
997
0
HRCroatia
2018 - 2022
981
0
SISlovenia
1992 - 2022
638
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
536
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
505
0
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
397
0
LVLatvia
2015 - 2022
294
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
188
1
CASKSaskatchewan
2013 - 2022
129
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
92
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
60
0

Total births of Leo by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Leo
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
8,250
8
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
3,465
0
ESSpain
2021
2,838
0
AUAustralia
2022
1,475
0
DEGermany
2022
645
2
FIFinland
2022
577
0
QCQuebec
2022
563
2
PLPoland
2022
545
0
SESweden
2022
540
0
ATAustria
2021
508
0
ONOntario
2019
423
0
ITItaly
2021
359
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
254
0
MXMexico
2021
254
0
FRFrance
2022
246
4
NZNew Zealand
2022
243
0
IEIreland
2022
225
0
HRCroatia
2022
187
0
BCBritish Columbia
2022
154
0
NONorway
2022
152
0
BEBelgium
2022
141
0
DKDenmark
2022
117
0
ABAlberta
2022
114
0
NLNetherlands
2022
110
0
LVLatvia
2022
53
0
SISlovenia
2022
50
0
CASKSaskatchewan
2022
49
0
ARArgentina
2015
38
0
CLChili
2021
36
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
13
0

Comments on the name Leo

Personalities with the first name Leo

There are 424 personalities with the first name Leo


Léon Xiii
(Gioacchino Vincenzo Raffaele Luigi Pecci) src

Kingdom of italy
Pope Writer Archbishop Apostolic nuncio Monsignor Latin catholic priest


Léon X
(Giovanni Di Lorenzo De' Medici) src

Papal states
Pope Catholic priest Latin catholic priest


Léon Xii
(Annibale Francesco Clemente Melchiorre Girolamo Nicola Della Genga) src

Papal states
Catholic priest Catholic bishop Catholic deacon


Léon Ier
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Ancient rome
Writer Catholic priest


Léon Iii
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Papal states
Writer Catholic priest Catholic bishop


Léon Xi
(Alessandro Di Ottaviano De' Medici) src

Papal states
Diplomat Catholic priest Catholic bishop


Tom Clancy
(Thomas Leo Clancy, Jr.) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Novelist Prosaist Non-fiction writer


Léon Iv
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Writer Catholic priest Catholic bishop


Léon Ii
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Byzantine empire
Writer Catholic priest


Léon V
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Papal states
Politician Catholic priest



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Leo
Full list of personalities with the first name Leo

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Leo

There are 1845 actors and actresses with the first name Leo
Leo Valentino
Leo Natalis
Leo Howard
Leo Woodall
Leo Vorneberger
Leo Mcguigan
Leo Bruckmann
Leo Lungaro
Leo Michael Lewis
Leo Charlton
Leo Taylor-Jannati
Leo Deluglio
Leo Montiel
Leo Tolkin
Leo Cooper
Leo Georgallis
Leo Hallerstam
Leo Magnusson
Leo Baligaya
Leo Richardson
Leo Segarra
Leo Visentin
Leo Cunningham
Leo Chell
Leo Jacobsson
Leo Fialho
Leo Bill
Leo Alkemade
Leo Quant
Leo Choy

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Leo
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Leo

Rankings of first name LEO by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#3NZ New Zealand2022
#3AU Australia2022
#3CASK Saskatchewan2022
#4ES Spain2021
#5QC Quebec2022
#6GB United Kingdom2021
#7BC British Columbia2022
#9SE Sweden2022
#10FI Finland2022
#11CH Switzerland2021
#13AB Alberta2022
#14AT Austria2021
#17ON Ontario2019
#22US United State of America2022
#23IE Ireland2022
#27HR Croatia2022
#40LV Latvia2022
#44NO Norway2022
#46SI Slovenia2022
#57PL Poland2022
#59BE Belgium2022
#68DK Denmark2022
#88IT Italy2021
#93DE Germany2022
#157NL Netherlands2022
#183CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#227AR Argentina2015
#251CL Chili2021
#251FR France2022
#381MX Mexico2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#1662QC Quebec2022
#4093US United State of America2022
#5283FR France2022
#5575DE Germany2022