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Name Leander

Meaning:maybe man of the people (?), lion of a manTools:

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About the name Leander in particular

Languages of use:German
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Lander, Alexander, Alexander, Ander, Landen, Leandra, Léandre, Leandro, Léane, Leanne     Details
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About Leander/Leandra, the group of names with the same origin as Leander

Meaning/translation:maybe man of the people (?), lion of a man
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:in Greek mythology Leander is known from the tragic love story Hero and Leander
Words:laos = the people  Old Greek
 aner = the man  Old Greek
 leon = the lion  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:5:Leandro Switzerland/German 2012,  39:Leander Norway 2010,  39:Leano Switzerland/German 2015,  54:Leandra Switzerland/German 2013,  69:Lean Switzerland/German 2015,  267:Léandre France 2002
Old/original forms:Leandros Old Greek
Name variants:Leandra, Lean, Leander, Léandre, Leandro, Leandros, Leano   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Leander

NorwayGraph2015 59,  2014 52,  2013 49,  2012 40,  2011 59,  2010 392009 51,  2008 61,  2007 57,  2006 72,  2005 100