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leander

OTHER SCRIPTS:
russian (Леандер)
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
LéōN ANDRóS > LéANDROS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
LéōN (λέων) ANDRóS ‎(ἀνδρός) LéANDROS (Λέανδρος)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek name “Léandros (Λέανδρος)”, composed of two elements: “léōn (λέων)” (lion) plus “andrós ‎(ἀνδρός)” (man “adult male”, husband). In turn the name means “lion of a man, man-lion”. The most important in history is San Leandro de Sevilla, brother of the encyclopedist St. Isidore of Seville, was the Catholic Bishop of Seville who was instrumental in effecting the conversion to Catholicism of the Visigothic kings and Hermengild Reccared of Hispania. Leander (Léandros) was a young man from Abydos on the opposite side of the strait. Leander fell in love with Hero and would swim every night across the Hellespont to be with her.
KEYWORDS:
GREEK MYTHOLOGY (MINOR FIGURES)

Usage

  • englishenglish
  • germangerman
  • latinlatin
  • polishpolish
  • russianrussian

Related names

FEMININE
german
leandra

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Greek - Latinized
leandrus
basque
Lander
french
lÉandre
greek
Léandros
italian
leandro
portuguese
leandro
romanian
leandru
spanish
leandro

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#2548UNITED STATES RANKING

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Notable people and personalities​

Leander Deeny (born 1980) American Writer
Leander Modersohn (born 1980) German Actor
Leander Paes (born 1973) Indian Professional Tennis Player
Leander Starr (1853–1917), British Colonial Politician