US Popularity:3379
Meaning:lion man
Leander is both a girl’s and boy’s name with Greek origins. Not only does this name sound cool but it also has the brilliant meaning of “lion man.” In Greek mythology, Leander was a powerful figure who would swim across the Hellespont, now modern-day Turkey, to his beloved hero, a priestess of Aphrodite. Leander is a fabulous alternative to the common Greek-related Alexander. The name is currently a hit within Norway and resides proudly in their baby name charts. Other variations of Leander include Leandro which gives it a Spanish twist.

Leander Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Leander is currently #2006 on The Bump
Boy:Leander is currently #1408 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Leander is currently #1119 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Leander is currently #3379 in U.S. births
Boy:Leander is currently #3493 in U.S. births
Girl:Leander is currently #14246 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 1979
+ 1326
from 1978
In comparison to the previous year's data
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