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Leo - Letter L - Boy Baby Names

In our Leo boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Leo
  • Meaning: The Lion
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 174,759 boys given the name Leo. That is approximately 0.10% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Leo is most popular in California, New York, Texas, Illinois, and Minnesota.
  • Similar sounding names: Le, Lea, Lee, Leo, Lew, Lillie, Lola, Lou, Louie, Lowell, Loy, Loyal, Lue, Lula, Lyle
  • Popularity of Leo:
    YearRankTotal 2012 134 2,855 2011 167 2,241 2010 191 1,937 2009 210 1,795 2008 228 1,623 2007 238 1,527 2006 235 1,500 2005 259 1,271 2004 265 1,236 2003 285 1,094 2002 339 808