Leonidas Name Meaning & Origin
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my best friends son is named Leonidas he is gorgeous with deep brown eyes and curly curly brown hair...he carrys his name well for such a lil person.plus he can go by Leo....strong name!
My son's name is Leonidas. He is one tough little guy, with a soft heart. We call him Leo.
We named our first born son Leonidas - such a strong and noble name, we love it!
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Leonidas ("Lion's son", "Lion-like") was a king of Sparta who was believed to be a descendant of Heracles, possessing much of the strength and bravery that made his ancestor famous. King Leonidas of Sparta died at the Battle of Thermopylae in August, 480 BC. His name was raised to heroic status as a result of the events in the Battle of Thermopylae, one of the most famous battles in ancient history.
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Film: 300 (2006) The king of Sparta