Ancient Germanic, Animals, German/Germanic, L names, Lion, Male, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Leopold

Leopold is made up from Ancient Germanic elements leud (people) and bald (bold) meaning “bold people”, likely referring to a tribe or nation of strong or fearless people, though the first part of the name has also been associated with Latin leo (lion). Leopold is also a surname derived from the given name.

Nicknames: Leo, Poldi (German nickname)

Origin: Ancient Germanic

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Variants:

  • Luitpold (German)
  • Leudbald (Ancient Germanic)
  • Liupold (Ancient Germanic)
  • Léopold (French)
  • Leopoldo (Italian, Spanish, Portuguese)

 

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