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Meaning and Origin of: Leopold

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old German : Bold leader

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • French (Léopold), German, and Dutch : from a Germanic personal name, Luitpold, composed of the elements liut ‘people’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. The form of the first element has been influenced by Leonard. The surname is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews, in which case it is an adoption of the German forename as a surname.