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A notable bearer of this name was the composer and overbearing father of Mozart, Leopold Mozart.
-- Anonymous User  7/5/2005
Leopold Bloom is a fictional character in James Joyce's novel Ulysses.
-- Anonymous User  12/20/2005
Leopold "Butters" Stotch is one of the main supporting characters in later South Park seasons. However, his first name is rarely mentioned, and he almost always goes by "Butters".
-- Miss Natla  2/16/2006
Famous bearer is Leopold von Ranke, a German historian.
-- Anonymous User  3/27/2006
In the movie "Kate and Leopold", Leopold is one of the title characters. This is a very good movie.
-- Anonymous User  3/28/2006
Was once pronounced "LEP-ld" in English.
-- Kosta  5/9/2006
Leopold I of the Belgiuims (Prince Leopold George Christian Frederick of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, later of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha)(b. Coburg, 16 December 1790 - d. Laeken/Laken, 10 December 1865) was from 21 July 1831 the first king of Belgium, or, more correctly, King of the Belgians, according to the constitution of that country. He was the founder of the Belgian line of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

He was the uncle of Queen Victoria of England and was the reason she married Albert, Prince COnsort.
-- Michelle_Candice  1/21/2007
The Saxe Coburg and Gotha dynasty were also rulers in Bulgaria until just after World War II.
-- Anton  3/13/2010
Leopold Bloom is also the name of Matthew Broderick's character in the musical "The Producers". More often, he is referred to as "Bloom" or "Leo".
-- Anonymous User  3/30/2007
A fabulous name for a garden gnome.
-- Anonymous User  1/11/2008
Listen to the German pronunciation of Leopold here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
-- _satu_  1/17/2008
I find it hideous with the ending, which also makes it hopelessly old-fashioned and rather elitist or pretentious-sounding.
-- slight night shiver  4/27/2008
The German pronunciation is LE-o-pawlt. [noted -ed]
-- mafiosa  8/7/2009
Also a boys name in Croatia, more popular since the middle 1990s.
-- goricar  2/1/2010
Leopold II - Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (1747-1792), son of Maria Theresa of Austria and older brother of Marie Antoinette of France.
-- CarolinW  3/18/2010
A sort-of famous bearer of this name is the character Leopold Reynolds from Agatha Christie's Poirot novel, Hallowe'en Party (1969, but set in the 1930's). And the character gets murdered... But apart from this, I think it's really quite a nice name, and Leo is a great nickname. :)
-- walesgal92  10/30/2010
I absolutely adore this name; it's sophisticated and strong sounding, but not too over-bearing, not too mention it has great nicknames (Leo or Poldie). And in response to the previous commenter, what's so bad about sounding upper-class? We need less 'Hunter's and 'Skylar's in this world!
-- Anonymous User  7/10/2011
I assume you know Angry German Kid. His real name is Leopold Slikk.
-- JapanYoshiTheGamer  5/28/2012
Leopold (1716-1716) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and his wife Elisabeth. He was the brother of Maria Theresia.
-- CarolinW  7/15/2012
Leopold (1700-1701) was the only son of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I and his wife Wilhelmine.
-- CarolinW  7/15/2012
Leopold (1682-1684) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and his third wife Eleonore.
-- CarolinW  7/15/2012
Leopold (1640-1705) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand III and his first wife Maria Anna of Spain. He later became Emperor Leopold I.
-- CarolinW  7/16/2012
Leopold (1614-1662) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II and his wife Maria Anna.
-- CarolinW  7/16/2012
Leopold (1689-1689) was the son of Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria and his first wife Maria Antonia.
-- CarolinW  7/20/2012
Leopold (1290-1326) was the son of King Albert I of Germany and his wife Elisabeth.
-- CarolinW  7/22/2012
The Dutch pronunciation of this name is: LAY-o-pawlt. [noted -ed]
-- Lucille  1/12/2013

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