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Name Leonard

Origin:From Old High German words for lion and brave, hardyTools:

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About the name Leonard in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Lennie, Lenny
US 2015 rank:#653     ... 651:Jaxen, 652:Memphis, 653:Leonard, 654:Abdullah, 655:Jacoby ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Léonard, Lenard, Lennard, Leonarda, Leonardo, Leonhard, Bernard, Kennard, Lennart, Leona     Details
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About Leonhard/Leonarda, the group of names with the same origin as Leonard

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 known from Saint Leonard, a Frankish hermit (5th century AD)
Words:lewo = the lion  Old High German
 harti = brave, hardy  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:5:Leonardo Italy 2014,  7:Leonhard Düsseldorf 2015,  7:Leonard Düsseldorf 2013,  11:Lennart Sweden 2014,  12:Lenni Finland/Finnish 2014,  33:Lenny Switzerland/German 2015,  48:Léonard Paris 2015,  70:Lennert Belgium 2005,  196:Leen Belgium 2013,  479:Leny France 2002
Name variants:Leen, Leonarda, Leen, Lenard, Lennard, Lennart, Lennert, Lenni, Lennie, Lenny, Leny, Leonard, Léonard, Leonardo, Leonhard, Lienhard, Linnart, Lionardo, Narding   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Albania prevalence 2008 26
France 2002 318
NorwayGraph2015 156,  2014 158,  2013 173,  2012 1462010 188,  2009 168
Switzerland/German 2015 153
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 372,  1980-1989 233,  1970-1979 166,  1960-1969 120
USA yearlyGraph2015 653,  2014 662,  2013 686,  2012 700,  2011 705,  2010 627,  2009 726,  2008 621,  2007 672,  2006 619,  2005 587,  2004 579,  2003 559,  2002 562,  2001 519,  2000 508,  1999 474,  1998 471,  1997 474,  1996 415,  1995 432,  1994 369,  1993 350
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