Meaning and Origin of Leonardo - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Leonardo

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Lion-hearted

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese : from the Germanic personal name Leonhard, formed from the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard, ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; this was an early medieval saint’s name (see Leonard).