Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. leh-o-NAR-do(Italian) lee-ə-NAHR-do(English) leh-o-NAR-dho(Spanish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Leonard. A notable bearer was Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), an Italian artist and scientist of the Renaissance. He is known as the inventor of several contraptions, including flying machines, as well as the painter of the Mona Lisa. Another famous bearer was Leonardo Fibonacci, a 13th-century Italian mathematician. A more recent bearer is American actor Leonardo DiCaprio (1974-).

Related Names

Feminine FormLeonarda(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesLennart(Danish) Lennart, Leonard, Lenn, Lennard(Dutch) Leonard, Len, Lenard, Lennie, Lenny(English) Lennart, Lenni(Finnish) Léonard(French) Leonard, Leonhard(German) Leonard(Germanic) Lénárd(Hungarian) Leonardas(Lithuanian) Lennart(Low German) Lennart(Norwegian) Leonard(Polish) Leonard(Romanian) Lenart(Slovene) Lennart, Lelle(Swedish)
Surname DescendantLeonardi(Italian)
User SubmissionLéonardo


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Italy: November 6
Spain: November 6
Spain: November 26


Leonardo da Vinci self-portrait (1515)Leonardo da Vinci self-portrait (1515)


Entry updated November 16, 2019