Leo

Gender:boy

Meaning:lion

Origin:Latin

Pronunciation:lee oh

Variations:Leonardo, Leonard, Leoh, Lio

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About Leo

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If you are looking for an animal baby name, Leo is a very cute and sensible choice for any baby boy. They don’t even have to necessarily be a Leo themselves!

Detailed Meaning

From Late Latin for ‘lion.’ Borne by numerous Christian saints, Leo is also an astrological zodiac sign for those born between July 23rd and August 22nd. The zodiac element is fire.

Famous People With This Name

Leonardo DiCaprio is a American actor best known for his roles in “Titanic,” “The Wolf of Wall Street” and most recently, “The Revenant” where he finally picked up on Oscar award. Leonardo da Vinci is an Italian artist best known for his paintings the “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper.” Leo Sayer is a British singer-songwriter.

Possible Nicknames

A possible nickname for Leo is Lee. However Leo is already a shortened name for Leonardo or Leonard.

Related Names

An alternative spelling of Leo is Leoh and Lio. Leonardo or Leonard is also a related name.

Stories Featuring This Name

Leo is a character from the 2012 romantic film, “The Vow.” Leo Morrison is a character from the television series “American Horror Story.” Leo Valdez is a character from the book series, “Heroes of Olympus.”

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