Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Initially a Latin variant of Leonard, which in itself comes from the Old Germanic Lewenhart, meaning ‘brave as a lion’ or ‘lion heart’, this is a rather heroic name! With several famous namesakes, including Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo DaVinci, and incredible mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci, it is still a very special name!
Rank in the year 2015
Leonardo was ranked #176 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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