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Aldo Leopold was a concervationist and ecologist who helped develop modern environmental ethics.
Oriannemay  8/20/2020
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This sophisticated and elegant name is still being used in many countries around the world today. I have friends who named their little boy Leopold, and I actually think it works well for a child.
Oriannemay  8/20/2020
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Not even considered in naming any boys. A big no no nowadays.
RHAWK3935  7/28/2020
3
I think of Butters from South Park. I rarely ever think of the cruel Belgian king.
Princess_Shireen  6/24/2020
1
Léopold Sédar Senghor was the first president of Senegal and a poet.
Laure16  9/8/2019
3
I love the name! It sounds unique, beautiful, and elegant. Leo is a cute, trendy nickname that a person could easily use if they prefer.

Responding to a previous comment, I think it would be a shame not to use the name because of a king. More commonly used names including Henry, Louis, and William are also names of kings who did horrible things. All names are attached to both bad and good people.

The first associations that I have with the name are the movie "Kate and Leopold," and the poet Léopold Sédar Senghor.
Laure16  9/8/2019
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King Leopold II of Belgium who ruled Congo with cruelty is my first thought.

It is a pity because my second link is the movie 'Kate & Leopold' where Hugh Jackman plays the role of a fascinating and romantic nobleman.

So this name is strongly linked with aristocracy but unfortunately the real-life link is stronger than the fictional one.
Felie  11/30/2018
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I'd pronounce this name lee-OH-pawld.
RadarKuma  1/10/2018
1
Leopold James Fitz is one of the main characters in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Lady_Skywalker  6/30/2017
5
I love the name Leopold. It's a really strong sounding name and has a fresh Germanic sound to it and has the cute nickname of Leo too :-)
Goldcrown  8/2/2016
4
The name Leopold was given to 92 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  7/5/2016
2
The Dutch pronunciation of this name is: LAY-o-pawlt. [noted -ed]
Lucille  1/12/2013
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Leopold (1290-1326) was the son of King Albert I of Germany and his wife Elisabeth.
CarolinW  7/22/2012
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Leopold (1689-1689) was the son of Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria and his first wife Maria Antonia.
CarolinW  7/20/2012
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Leopold (1614-1662) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II and his wife Maria Anna.
CarolinW  7/16/2012
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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
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Leopold (1682-1684) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and his third wife Eleonore.
CarolinW  7/15/2012
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Leopold (1700-1701) was the only son of Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I and his wife Wilhelmine.
CarolinW  7/15/2012
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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
3
I assume you know Angry German Kid. His real name is Leopold Slikk.
JapanYoshiTheGamer  5/28/2012
6
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
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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
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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
1
Also a boys name in Croatia, more popular since the middle 1990s.
goricar  2/1/2010
2
The German pronunciation is LE-o-pawlt. [noted -ed]
mafiosa  8/7/2009
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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
2
Listen to the German pronunciation of Leopold here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
_satu_  1/17/2008
3
A fabulous name for a garden gnome.
― Anonymous User  1/11/2008
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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
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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
1
The Saxe Coburg and Gotha dynasty were also rulers in Bulgaria until just after World War II.
Anton  3/13/2010
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Was once pronounced "LEP-ld" in English.
Kosta  5/9/2006
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In the movie "Kate and Leopold", Leopold is one of the title characters. This is a very good movie.
― Anonymous User  3/28/2006
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Famous bearer is Leopold von Ranke, a German historian.
― Anonymous User  3/27/2006
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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
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Leopold Bloom is a fictional character in James Joyce's novel Ulysses.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2005
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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

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