Leandro

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Gender: M Pronunciation: Lee-ANN-droh; Lee-AHN-droo (Portuguese) Origin of Leandro: Spanish, Portuguese and Italian variation of Leander Leandro's Popularity in 2014: #784

Leandro is the Portuguese, Italian and Spanish variant of the English name Leander. A blend of two Latin words (Leo ‘lion’ and Andro ‘man’), Leandro is a name that suggests its bearer has strength and power. Despite this very masculine meaning, Leandro also has a long romantic history. Beginning with the myth of Hero and Leander (Ero et Leandro in Latin) and his role as one of the lovers in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to being an important figure in the history of the beautiful Spanish city of Seville

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Pop Culture References for the Name Leandro

Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Leander.
Leandro, a young gentleman of good estate in Fletcher and Massinger's comedy The Spanish Curate (1647 play)

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