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Leonidas

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1882 6 0 6
1885 5 0 5
1887 6 0 6
1892 8 0 8
1893 6 0 6
1895 5 0 5
1898 7 0 7
1901 5 0 5
1911 6 0 6
1913 13 0 13
1914 12 0 12
1915 15 0 15
1916 19 0 19
1917 24 0 24
1918 18 0 18
1919 21 0 21
1920 28 0 28
1921 15 0 15
1922 18 0 18
1923 19 0 19
1924 21 0 21
1925 19 0 19
1926 14 0 14
1927 15 0 15
1928 19 0 19
1929 12 0 12
1930 12 0 12
1931 11 0 11
1932 12 0 12
1933 10 0 10
1934 8 0 8
1935 8 0 8
1936 13 0 13
1937 15 0 15
1938 10 0 10
1939 9 0 9
1940 11 0 11
1941 7 0 7
1943 9 0 9
1944 8 0 8
1945 6 0 6
1946 7 0 7
1947 9 0 9
1948 8 0 8
1949 6 0 6
1950 9 0 9
1951 7 0 7
1953 12 0 12
1954 9 0 9
1955 9 0 9
1956 6 0 6
1957 11 0 11
1958 10 0 10
1959 10 0 10
1960 5 0 5
1961 14 0 14
1962 11 0 11
1963 10 0 10
1964 15 0 15
1965 6 0 6
1966 17 0 17
1967 14 0 14
1968 11 0 11
1969 9 0 9
1970 13 0 13
1971 15 0 15
1972 11 0 11
1973 10 0 10
1974 13 0 13
1975 15 0 15
1976 17 0 17
1977 6 0 6
1978 10 0 10
1979 23 0 23
1980 15 0 15
1981 10 0 10
1982 18 0 18
1983 13 0 13
1984 16 0 16
1985 18 0 18
1986 11 0 11
1987 9 0 9
1988 11 0 11
1989 20 0 20
1990 18 0 18
1991 17 0 17
1992 19 0 19
1993 11 0 11
1994 10 0 10
1995 10 0 10
1996 10 0 10
1997 12 0 12
1998 18 0 18
1999 10 0 10
2000 16 0 16
2001 14 0 14
2002 13 0 13
2003 28 0 28
2004 22 0 22
2005 27 0 27
2006 19 0 19
2007 152 0 152
2008 241 0 241
2009 201 0 201
2010 218 0 218
2011 234 0 234
2012 288 0 288
2013 335 0 335
2014 492 0 492
2015 552 0 552

Want to know about the popularity of the Leonidas baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,996 babies born with the name Leonidas in the United States. That's more than enough Leonidas to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Leonidas" was in 2015 with a total of 552 babies.

According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leonidas" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 23 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Leonidas popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Leonidas

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. King of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)

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Alternative Meanings

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

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Past life for Leonidas born Jan 9, 1951

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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