Leo

Leo is a boy name and means lion. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \leo\. Other similar names and variants include: Leander, Lee, Leomaris, Leon, Leonard, Leoncio, Leonel, Leonello, Leontios, Leopold, Lev, Lion, Lyon. Leo is a very popular first name for men (#168 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#6217 out of 88799).
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Leo VIP rank

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#50
Most recent rank
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#38
Highest rank
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63
Actors named Leo
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15
Directors named Leo
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1
Singers named Leo
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4
Writers named Leo

Famous people named Leo

Here’s a list of VIPs named Leo:

Famous actors named Leo and their movies

Leo McKern
Leo McKern

Born on March 16, 1920

  • Age: 100
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 16
A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern

Country: United States of America

Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey

Starring: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Edward Judd, Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Michael Goodliffe

King & Country

King & Country

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Tom Courtenay, Leo McKern, Barry Foster

Famous directors named Leo and their movies

Leo Penn
Leo Penn

Born on August 27, 1921

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 7
Judgment in Berlin

Judgment in Berlin

Directed by: Leo Penn

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sam Wanamaker, Max Gail, Jürgen Heinrich

The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

Directed by: Leo Penn

Leo C. Popkin
Leo C. Popkin
  • No. of movies: 2
Gang War

Gang War

Directed by: Leo C. Popkin

Starring: Ralph Cooper, Gladys Snyder, Reginald Fenderson, Laurence Criner

The Well

The Well

Directed by: Leo C. Popkin, Russell Rouse

Starring: Gwendolyn Laster, Richard Rober, Maidie Norman, George Hamilton

Famous singers named Leo and their songs

Famous writers named Leo and their books

Leo Buscaglia
Leo Buscaglia

Born on March 31, 1924

  • Age: 96
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Living, Loving & Learning

Living, Loving & Learning

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Living Loving and Learning is a delightful collection of Leo Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981. Parts of them have appeared in books and magazine articles, but this is the only complete collection.

Loving Each Other

Loving Each Other

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In this exploration of loving and living, bestselling author Leo Buscaglia addresses the intricacies and challenges of love relationships. He asks such important questions, as: How do we best interweave our

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

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This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

Bus 9 To Paradise

Bus 9 To Paradise

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Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

Leo Rosten
Leo Rosten

Born on April 11, 1908

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
The Joys Of Yiddish

The Joys Of Yiddish

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Do you know when to cry Mazel tov -- and when to avoid it like the plague? Did you know that Oy! is not a word, but a vocabulary with

Captain Newman, M.D.

Captain Newman, M.D.

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Captain Newman, M.D. invites you to make rounds on the ward of an Army psychiatric hospital where wounded veterans have lost touch with reality and erased memories of civilian life with

Leo Damore
Leo Damore
  • No. of books: 6
Senatorial Privilege

Senatorial Privilege

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More than two decades have passed since a car driven by Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick killing former staffer Mary Jo Kopechne.

Leo Tolsto
Leo Tolsto
  • No. of books: 1
Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

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Classic: Beautiful Russian aristocrat's doomed affair; Oprah's Book Club 2004 summer pick. (P, Penguin)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Leo a popular name?

Over the years Leo was most popular in 2018. According to the latest US census information Leo ranks #74th while according to famousnames.vip Leo ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Leo?

According to the US census in 2018, 6738 boys were born named Leo, making Leo the #50th name more popular among boy names. In 2018 Leo had the highest rank with 6738 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Leo?

Leo is #50th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Leo more popular ?

The name Leo was more popular in 2018 with 6738 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Leo

The last time a baby was named Leo was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Leo?

In 2018 there were 6738 baby boys named Leo.

Who is a famous person named Leo?

There a several famous people named Leo, for example actor Leo D. Maloney, director Leo Penn, musician Leo Sayer.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Leo?

A famous actor/actress named Leo is Leo D. Maloney, starring in 59 movies, including The Blind Trail and In Peril of His Life.

Who is a famous director named Leo?

A famous director named Leo is Leo Penn, who directed 7 movies, including The Enemy Within and Ep 105 - Torah, Torah, Torah.

Who is a famous singer named Leo?

A famous singer named Leo is Leo Sayer, with over 8 songs, including Moonlighting and Gold Collection.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Leo?

There are 63 actors named Leo including Leo D. Maloney and Leo Howard who appeared in movies such as Two-Gun of the Tumbleweed and Andron.

How many famous directors are named Leo?

There are 15 directors named Leo including Leo Penn and Leo König who directed movies such as The Conspirators and Die Hermannschlacht.

How many famous writers are named Leo?

There are 4 writers named Leo including Leo Buscaglia and Leo Rosten who wrote books such as Living, Loving & Learning and Captain Newman, M.D..