- this week

Gender: M Pronunciation: lee-ANN-droh; lee-AHN-droo (Portuguese) Origin of Leandro: Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian variation of Leander Leandro's Popularity in 2016: #687

The name Leandro is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian, Latin origin. Leandro is ranked #687 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Spanish Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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.

With names like Arlo, Lorenzo, and Pedro growing in popularity, we think there might be a place for Leandro!

Find other names based on Leandro using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Leandro

Leandro Barbosa, basketball player for the Golden State Warriors

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)