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