Leander

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Male Male Name

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

Lanteri
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Lea
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Lean
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Leander
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Leanteri
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Leijunteri
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Leikko
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Leja
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Lejanteri
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Leussa
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Levander Norwegian
Liaanti
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Liânte
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Greenlandic
Lianteri
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Liianti
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Greenlandic

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

  • Per Leander Engström, 1886-1927, Swedish painter

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 2077 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 311 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 4 72 844
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 2326
  #: 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: [9][8][7][10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Leander(m)

Sources: [9] [8] [7] [10]

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. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi