Leander

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Usage

Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
Lion
Image by Kevin Pluck,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons


From the Greek name Λεανδρος (Leandros)

1) Combination of Greek λεων (leon) = 'lion' (see LEO) and ανδρος (andros) = 'of a man' (see ANDR) [2] [3] [4] [5]

2) Combination of Attic Greek leōs = 'people' and ανδρος (andros) = 'of a man' (see ANDR) [4] [5]

3) Combination of Greek ? = 'happiness' and ανδρος (andros) = 'of a man' (see ANDR) [6]

Related Names

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Lea
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Lean
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Leander
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Leja
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Leussa
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Liaanti
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Liânte
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Lianteri
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Liianti
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See also Leandro

For female forms see Leandra

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Leanderson Sweden
Leandersson Sweden

Female

Leandersdotter Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Leander
Genitive: Leanders
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Leander
Genitive: Leanderin
Partitive: Leanderia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Leander
Genitive: Leanders
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Leander
Genitive: Leanders

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

27 February

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

27 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[8]
2269
n.a.
0
n.a.
2269
n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
2373 0 0
n.a.
2373
Sweden Sweden[10]
94 875 0 2 94 873
Denmark Denmark[11]
361
n.a.
0
n.a.
361
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 17
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
0 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Leander (m) Sources: [10][11][8][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Leander (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Leander (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Leander (m)


References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Kevin Pluck, source & license
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/