Leandro is a popular baby name in international countries like Spain, Portugal, and Italy. It actually dates back to a mythological being who died for Hero. Leandro did not become a top 1,000 name in America, despite this long origin story, until 2005.

Meaning of the name Leandro:

Spanish: lion man
Portuguese: lion man
Italian: lion man

Origin of the name Leandro:

The baby name Leandro is an international version of the baby name Leander seen in Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese cultures. Leander actually comes from the Greek name Leandros, which is more similar to this option. Leandros came from the Greek words “leon” and “aner.”

Symbolism of the name Leandro:

The baby name Leandro dates back to the ancient Greek name Leandros. The word “leon” that helps to form the name means “lion” and “aner” means “man.”

Style of the name Leandro:

Traditional

Gender of the name Leandro:

Leandro is an international baby name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Leandro:

leh-AN-dro

Number of syllables in the name Leandro:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Leandro:

Leandro is a formal and refined baby name option. It is international and very well known among members of the Spanish culture.

Alternative spellings for the name Leandro:

  • Leanndro
  • Leeandro
  • Liandro
  • Lianndro
  • Lyandro
  • Lyanndro

Nicknames for the name Leandro:

Popularity of the name Leandro:

Leandro became a top 1,000 baby name in America in 2005 at rank 870. It rose to the top 700 list, where it ranks now, in 2016 at number 689. As of 2020, Leandro is rank 642 in America for boys.

Related names for the name Leandro:

Great middle names for Leandro and their meanings:

  • Simon (listen)
  • Miguel (who is like God?)
  • Ramiro (renowned counselor)
  • Abraham (father of a multitude)
  • Elias (Lord is my God)
  • Angel (messenger)
  • Fabian (of the Fabius family, noble)
  • Sylvester (wooded, wild)

Famous people with the name Leandro:

  • Leandro Barbosa (basketball player)
  • Leandro Alem (former of the Radical Civic Union in Argentina)
  • Leandro Almeida (soccer player)
  • Leandro Baccaro (field hockey player)
  • Leandro Bottasso (cyclist)
  • Leandro Bassano (artist in Italy)
  • Leandro Moldes (singer in Germany)

Leandros in popular culture:

  • Leandro (character from “The Spanish Curate”)