Name
LEO

Name LEO

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 371,796 births of Leo in the countries below, which represents an average of 2,675 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 20,361 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:
99.78% to boys
0.22% 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)
  • Acronym of low Earth orbit.
  • Acronym of law enforcement officer.
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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈliːəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈliːoʊ/
  • Rhymes: -iːəʊ
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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 bright star Regulus.
  • (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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  • Leo (plural Leos)
  • Someone with a Leo star sign
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  • IPA(key): /ˈleo/, [ˈle̞o̞]
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Syllabification: Le‧o
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ES Spanish
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  • Leo m
  • (astronomy, astrology) Leo (constellation)
  • Synonym: León
  • (astrology) Leo (zodiac sign)
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  • leo
  • First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of leer.
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 leo (“lion”).
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  • Leão
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  • Leo m
  • (astronomy) Leo (constellation)
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Galician
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  • leo
  • first-person singular present indicative of ler
Vietnamese
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  • From Proto-Vietic *g-lɛːw; cognate with 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
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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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  • leō m (genitive leōnis); third declension
  • lion
  • lion's skin
  • (astronomy) the constellation Leo
  • (figurative) lionheart; a courageous person
  • a kind of crab
  • a kind of plant
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  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈle.oː/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈle.o/, [ˈlɛː.ɔ]
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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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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
Irish
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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 - 2019
209,706
546
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
46,120
0
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
21,163
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
15,838
190
SESweden
1998 - 2019
11,245
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
8,014
24
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
7,791
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
7,614
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
5,664
14
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
5,480
0
FIFinland
2003 - 2019
5,090
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
4,672
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
4,148
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
2,845
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
2,605
4
NONorway
1945 - 2019
2,527
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
2,308
27
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
1,786
0
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
1,766
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
1,353
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
969
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
723
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
712
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
536
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
224
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
92
0

Total births of Leo by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Leo
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
7,454
5
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
3,637
0
ESSpain
2019
2,960
0
AUAustralia
2019
932
0
QCQuebec
2019
596
0
SESweden
2019
546
0
FIFinland
2019
538
0
ONOntario
2018
437
0
ATAustria
2018
407
0
BRBrazil
2010
335
4
PLPoland
2019
319
0
DEGermany
2018
301
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
257
0
ITItaly
2018
238
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
230
0
FRFrance
2019
227
0
IEIreland
2019
207
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
163
0
NONorway
2019
155
0
ABAlberta
2019
111
0
BEBelgium
2019
101
0
DKDenmark
2019
83
0
NLNetherlands
2019
67
0
ARArgentina
2015
38
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
13
0

Comments on the name Leo

Personalities with the first name Leo

There are 333 personalities with the first name Leo


Léon Xiii
(Gioacchino Vincenzo Raffaele Luigi Pecci) src

Kingdom of italy
Diplomat Catholic priest


Léon Ier
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Ancient rome
Pope Writer Catholic priest


Léon X
(Giovanni Di Lorenzo De' Medici) src

Papal states
Catholic priest


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

Papal states
Diplomat Catholic priest Catholic deacon


Léon Xi
(Alessandro Di Ottaviano De' Medici) src

Papal states
Diplomat Catholic priest Cleric


Léon Iii
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Papal states
Cleric Pope Writer Catholic priest


Léon Ii
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Byzantine empire
Pope Writer Catholic priest Cleric


Léon V
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Papal states
Politician Catholic priest Cleric


Léon Iv
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Pope Writer Catholic priest Cleric


Léon Vi
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Pope Writer 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 1550 actors and actresses with the first name Leo
Leo Natalis
Leo Howard
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
Leo Lyons
Leo Fitzpatrick

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 Zealand2019
#4QC Quebec2019
#5ES Spain2019
#5AU Australia2019
#6GB United Kingdom2019
#8SE Sweden2019
#9BC British Columbia2019
#11CH Switzerland2019
#12FI Finland2019
#16ON Ontario2018
#21AT Austria2018
#23DE Germany2018
#25AB Alberta2019
#31IE Ireland2019
#40US United State of America2019
#41NO Norway2019
#90PL Poland2019
#94DK Denmark2019
#109IT Italy2018
#109BE Belgium2019
#183CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#227AR Argentina2015
#244NL Netherlands2019
#271FR France2019
#366BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#5048US United State of America2019
#10800BR Brazil2010






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