Infographic of Leander name meaning, which is “The man of lion strength,” from the Greek leon (lion) and aner (man).
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Leander Name Popularity

How popular is the name Leander? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 652 5 0.0013%
1912 981 5 0.001%
1913 721 14 0.0025%
1914 624 32 0.0046%
1915 1,119 10 0.0011%
1916 793 27 0.0028%
1917 789 28 0.0028%
1918 694 47 0.0044%
1919 750 38 0.0036%
1920 688 51 0.0046%
1921 741 45 0.0039%
1922 778 39 0.0035%
1923 669 58 0.0052%
1924 709 49 0.0042%
1925 952 21 0.0019%
1926 864 27 0.0025%
1927 843 30 0.0027%
1928 940 22 0.0021%
1929 1,087 13 0.0013%
1930 1,111 12 0.0011%
1931 1,284 7 0.0007%
1932 968 16 0.0016%
1933 869 21 0.0023%
1934 880 21 0.0022%
1935 844 22 0.0023%
1936 1,059 11 0.0011%
1937 1,147 8 0.0008%
1938 936 17 0.0017%
1939 0 0%
1940 1,068 11 0.001%
1941 1,106 10 0.0009%
1942 1,074 12 0.001%
1943 1,035 14 0.0011%
1944 1,108 10 0.0008%
1945 0 0%
1946 1,474 5 0.0003%
1947 1,358 6 0.0004%
1948 1,174 11 0.0007%
1949 1,097 13 0.0008%
1950 1,143 11 0.0007%
1951 863 31 0.0018%
1952 1,352 7 0.0004%
1953 942 24 0.0014%
1954 986 22 0.0012%
1955 1,221 11 0.0006%
1956 909 31 0.0016%
1957 942 28 0.0015%
1958 874 35 0.0019%
1959 1,155 15 0.0008%
1960 900 33 0.0017%
1961 1,236 11 0.0006%
1962 951 27 0.0015%
1963 1,166 13 0.0007%
1964 971 26 0.0015%
1965 1,245 10 0.0006%
1966 1,084 16 0.001%
1967 1,471 5 0.0003%
1968 995 21 0.0014%
1969 1,154 15 0.001%
1970 1,281 13 0.0008%
1971 1,329 11 0.0007%
1972 1,102 20 0.0015%
1973 1,207 15 0.0012%
1974 1,370 11 0.0008%
1975 1,790 5 0.0004%
1976 1,186 19 0.0015%
1977 1,178 20 0.0015%
1978 1,232 18 0.0013%
1979 1,591 10 0.0007%
1980 1,460 13 0.0009%
1981 1,744 7 0.0005%
1982 1,633 10 0.0007%
1983 0 0%
1984 1,495 13 0.0009%
1985 1,616 11 0.0007%
1986 1,878 7 0.0005%
1987 1,806 10 0.0007%
1988 1,860 10 0.0006%
1989 1,869 11 0.0007%
1990 2,179 7 0.0004%
1991 2,397 6 0.0004%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 2,313 7 0.0005%
1995 2,314 6 0.0004%
1996 2,238 7 0.0005%
1997 0 0%
1998 2,568 5 0.0003%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 2,694 5 0.0003%
2002 2,915 5 0.0003%
2003 2,690 6 0.0004%
2004 0 0%
2005 2,758 5 0.0003%
2006 2,667 6 0.0004%
2007 2,263 13 0.0008%
2008 2,851 5 0.0003%
2009 2,899 5 0.0003%
2010 2,503 8 0.0006%
2011 2,642 6 0.0004%
2012 2,111 16 0.0011%
2013 1,982 18 0.0013%
2014 2,222 14 0.001%
2015 2,954 5 0.0003%
2016 1,716 31 0.0022%
2017 2,070 16 0.0011%
2018 2,333 10 0.0007%
2019 2,364 9 0.0007%

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Names Like Leander

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What names are variants of Leander?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Leander.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ander

Lion man

Scandinavian

Leandre

Lion man

Greek

Leandrew

Lion man

Greek

Leandro

Lion man

Greek

Leandros

Lion man

Greek

Leanther

Lion man

Greek

Lee

Pasture or meadow

English

Leiandros

Lion man

Greek

Leo

Lion

Latin

Liander

Lion man

Greek

Liandro

Lion man

Greek


What names sound like Leander?

If you like how Leander sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Leander.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lander

English

Landers

“A landowner,” from the Anglo-Saxon land.

English

Landor

English

Linder

Dweller near the lindens

German


What names are similar to Leander?

Find a name that’s like Leander, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Cleander

Greek

Levander

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