Leonardo - Meaning of Leonardo
[ 4 syll. leo-nar-do, le-ona-rdo ] The baby boy name Leonardo is pronounced Liy-ah-NAAR-Dow in English or Leh-ow-NAAR-Dow in Italian and Spanish †. Leonardo's origin is Latin and Germanic, and its use, Portuguese, English, Italian, and Spanish.
Leonardo is a variant form of Leo in the Portuguese language.
Leonardo is also a variant form of the English, German, and Polish Leonard in the English, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages.
Leonardo is popular as a baby boy name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 1940s. At the modest height of its usage in 2018, 0.218% of baby boys were named Leonardo. It was #92 in rank then. Within all boy names in its family, Leonardo was the 2nd most popular after Leo in 2018. It was 60% more popular than Leonardo in that year.
Baby names that sound like Leonardo include Lamorat, Lanward, Lanwerd, Lanworth, Lanworthe, Lanwurd, Leanard, Lenard, Lenhart, Lennard, Lennart, Lennerd, Lennert, Leonard, Leonart, Leonerd, Leonhard, Leonnard, Léonard, and Lienard.
† Pronunciation for Leonardo: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"
Details of famous persons named Leonardo:
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, born 11 November 1974, Los Angeles, California.
Artist Leonardo Da Vinci, born 15 April 1452 - 2 May 1519, Vinci, Italy.
Mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci, Pisa, Italy.