Leopold Name Meaning & Origin

Leopold

Pronunciation: LEE-ə-pohld (key)

Origin of the name Leopold:

Modern form of the Old High German Liutbalt (bold people), a compound name composed from the elements liut (people) and balt (bold, strong).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Leo, Leopoldo

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Meanings and history of the name Leopold

The boy's name Leopold is pronounced LE-oh-pold. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Leopold is "brave ruler of people". Comes from the German words "liut" meaning "people", and "bold" meaning "brave".

Name Day:

The 15th November is the day of Saint Leopold in the German liturgical calendar.

Famous real-life people named Leopold

Aldo Leopold, Leopold II

Leopold Stokowski celebrated, and magically communicative English-born American conductor and arranger, led the Philadelphia Orchestra in Walt Disney's animated classic Fantasia (1940).

Leopold was the name of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's father.

Leopold in song, story & screen

Leopold "Leo" Bloom, character in the movie "The Producers"
Leopold and his Fiction
Kate & Leopold, movie feat. Hugh Jackman
Leopold "Butters" Stotch, fictional character on South Park.
Leopold James “Leo” Fitz, from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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