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Origin and Meaning

Image by Kevin Pluck,[1]
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Latin spelling of 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]

See also -os

Related Names

Leandros Greek

See also Leander

Further Information

Leandros is a name used among immigrants from Greece, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background


No recent statistics trend found in databases for Leandros.


  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Kevin Pluck, source & license
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)