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Leander

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7k Leandra (Italian)
6k Leandro (Spanish)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 17 0 17
1881 21 0 21
1882 28 0 28
1883 18 0 18
1884 21 0 21
1885 16 0 16
1886 17 0 17
1887 8 0 8
1889 22 0 22
1890 20 0 20
1891 11 0 11
1892 16 0 16
1893 11 0 11
1894 10 0 10
1895 9 0 9
1896 13 0 13
1897 15 0 15
1898 9 0 9
1899 7 0 7
1900 16 0 16
1901 6 0 6
1902 13 0 13
1903 12 0 12
1904 8 0 8
1905 11 0 11
1906 11 0 11
1907 19 0 19
1908 23 0 23
1909 16 0 16
1910 16 0 16
1911 25 0 25
1912 35 0 35
1913 43 0 43
1914 72 0 72
1915 68 0 68
1916 67 0 67
1917 82 0 82
1918 93 0 93
1919 87 5 82
1920 91 0 91
1921 99 0 99
1922 82 0 82
1923 93 0 93
1924 84 0 84
1925 72 0 72
1926 73 0 73
1927 76 0 76
1928 70 0 70
1929 60 0 60
1930 60 0 60
1931 50 0 50
1932 70 0 70
1933 50 0 50
1934 55 0 55
1935 62 0 62
1936 46 0 46
1937 52 0 52
1938 41 0 41
1939 42 0 42
1940 55 0 55
1941 54 0 54
1942 58 0 58
1943 43 0 43
1944 41 0 41
1945 36 0 36
1946 42 0 42
1947 50 0 50
1948 40 0 40
1949 60 0 60
1950 48 0 48
1951 66 0 66
1952 47 0 47
1953 53 0 53
1954 54 0 54
1955 63 0 63
1956 69 0 69
1957 70 0 70
1958 70 0 70
1959 67 5 62
1960 63 0 63
1961 63 0 63
1962 68 0 68
1963 57 0 57
1964 55 0 55
1965 49 0 49
1966 55 0 55
1967 49 0 49
1968 54 0 54
1969 62 0 62
1970 46 0 46
1971 49 0 49
1972 53 0 53
1973 54 0 54
1974 46 0 46
1975 46 0 46
1976 56 7 49
1977 53 0 53
1978 50 5 45
1979 52 6 46
1980 53 0 53
1981 45 0 45
1982 47 0 47
1983 34 0 34
1984 46 0 46
1985 37 0 37
1986 39 0 39
1987 30 0 30
1988 41 0 41
1989 37 0 37
1990 41 0 41
1991 42 0 42
1992 31 0 31
1993 28 0 28
1994 43 0 43
1995 26 0 26
1996 32 0 32
1997 35 0 35
1998 27 0 27
1999 29 0 29
2000 35 0 35
2001 36 0 36
2002 37 0 37
2003 29 0 29
2004 32 0 32
2005 42 0 42
2006 41 0 41
2007 46 0 46
2008 50 0 50
2009 52 0 52
2010 56 0 56
2011 49 0 49
2012 57 0 57
2013 60 0 60
2014 67 0 67
2015 73 0 73

Want to know about the popularity of the Leander baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,011 babies born with the name Leander in the United States. That's more than enough Leanders to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Leander" was in 1921 with a total of 99 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leander" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 52 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Leander" mean? The list below shows the origins of Leander as well as things modernly associated with the name Leander such as celebrities named Leander.

Origin and Meaning of Leander

The name "Leander" is of Greek origin, and it means "Lion man". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Leander Paes

Leander Paes is a tennis biography. Leander was born in 1973 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Leander

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Leander Crib
Leander Deeny
Leander Isd
Leander Mcnelly
Leander Gray
Leander High School
Leander Tx
Leander Weather

Alternative Meanings

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Your name in reverse order is "Rednael". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Narlede". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Leander born Jan 16, 2009

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 1000. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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