All About The Name Leander

The boy’s name Leander (lee-ann-der) is a Latin name meaning: “lion man”. The name Leander is a form of the Greek name Leandros, derived from l eōn ‘lion’ and anēr ‘man’.  In Greek mythology Leander was a young man from Abydos, who he fell in love with Hero a priestess of Aphrodite.

 

Meaning:

Lion man

Origin:

Latin

Gender:

Boy

Current Popularity:

Not in the US top 1,000 names

Middle Name Possibilities:

West

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