Name Meaning

Leo is Latin for "lion," and it was the name of many early Christian saints and several popes. In German, it's a short form of Leon or Leopold, meaning "brave people." Well-known Leos: writer Leo Tolstoy; actor Leonardo "Leo" DiCaprio.


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Russian author Leo Tolstoy

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