Leonidas - Meaning of Leonidas

What does Leonidas mean?

[ 4 syll. leo-ni-das, le-onid-as ] The baby boy name Leonidas is pronounced as Liy-ow-NIYDaeS †. Leonidas is used predominantly in Greek, and its origin is Latin and Germanic.

Leonidas is a variation (Greek) of Leo.

Leonidas is also a variation (Greek) of the name Leonard (English, German, and Polish).

See also the related categories, latin, greek, and germanic (german).

Leonidas is a fairly popular baby name for boys, and it is also regarded as fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2000s; before that, it was of very light use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2017, 0.029% of baby boys were named Leonidas. Its ranking then was #497. In 2018, its usage was 0.029% and its ranking #502, and it was the 2nd most popular after Leo, out of all boy names in its group. In 2018, its use outnumbered Leonidas' by 12 times.

Baby names that sound like Leonidas include Leontius, Lamonta, Landa, Landes, Landice, Landis, Landise, Landiss, Lantos, Lantus, Lantz, Lenci, Leondaus, Leontes, Leónidas, Lindsay, Lindse, Lindsea, Lindsee, and Lindseigh.

† English pronunciation for Leonidas: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

A famous person named Leonidas is Lon Chaney, Actor, born Leonidas Frank Chaney, April 1, 1883 - August 26, 1930, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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