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Gender: Male Pronunciation: lee-ANN-droh; lee-AHN-droo (Portuguese) Origin of Leandro: Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian variation of Leander Leandro's Popularity in 2017: #718

The name Leandro is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian, Latin origin. Leandro is ranked #718 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Spanish Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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) to being an important figure in the history of the beautiful Spanish city of Seville.

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Famous People Named Leandro

Leandro Mateus Barbosa, Brazilian basketball player
Leandro Alem (1841–1896), an Argentine politician and founder of the Radical Civic Union
Leandro Marcolini Pedroso de Almeida (1982–), a Brazilian-Hungarian footballer
Leandro Augusto (1977–), a Brazilian footballer
Leandro Lessa Azevedo (1980–), a Brazilian footballer
Leandro Baccaro (1973–), an Argentine field hockey player
Leandro Barbosa (1982–), a Brazilian basketball player
Leandro Bassano (1557-1622), an Italian artist
Leandro Bottasso (1986–), an Argentine track and road cyclist
Leandro Campagna (1994–), an Italian footballer.
Leandro Chaparro (1991–), an Argentine footballer
Leandro Damião (1989-), a Brazilian footballer
Leandro Gomes (1976–), an Azerbaijani footballer
Leandro Grimi (1985–), an Argentine footballer
Leandro Joaquim Ribeiro (1995–), Brazilian footballer
Leandro de Oliveira da Luz (1983–), Brazilian footballer
Leandro Ruiz Machado (1977–), a Brazilian water polo player
Leandro Moldes (1986–), a German/Swiss singer
Leandro Montagud (1989-), a Spanish footballer
Leandro Fernández de Moratín (1760-1828), a Spanish dramatist
Leandro de Deus Santos (1977–), a Brazilian footballer
Leandro da Silva (disambiguation), multiple persons
José Leandro Ferreira (1959–), a Brazilian footballer
Leandro V. Locsin, Philippine National Artist for Architecture

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)