Meaning:lion strength; descendant; lover
Leonard is a boy's name of German origin that means "lion's strength." It is also an Irish surname derived from O Leannain, which may translate to "descendent" or "lover." If you want to honor your ancestral heritage or instill your little one with a lion's courage, Leonard is a lovely name to consider. You can also shorten it to Len or Lenny to create a sweet nickname for baby. A popular choice among musical folk, Leonard shares its name with the likes of singer-songwriters Leonard Cohen and Lenny Kravitz.
Famous People Named Leonard
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- Leonardo CecchiTV Actor
- Leonardo DiCaprioActor
- Leonardo GonzalezSoccer Player
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