Parenting is a wonderful, but difficult job, especially when you consider all of the decisions that you need to make.
One of the most important of these decisions is figuring out your baby’s name.
I’m sure you’ve realized by now that after all the hard work of picking your son’s first name… you still have to figure out what his middle name will be!
That’s why I’ve been putting together my middle name pairing guides. If you’ve already picked a first name, I’ll show you a curated list of the best middle names that go with it.
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Leo.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a boy named Leo
Let’s get right into the list.
These are just some of my favorites — including suggestions from parents of real Leos around the world. I hope it’s a good jumping off point that inspires you on your search.
My favorite middle names for Leo are Leo Christopher and Leo Gregory.
I like how these multi-syllable names have such a nice ring with the short-and-sweet name of Leo. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Leo
According to BabyCenter, Leo is Latin for “lion,” and it is the shortened form of Leon or Leopold, which in German means, “brave people.”
Many early Christian popes and saints carried the name of Leo.
The name Leo landed at number 14 on the list of most popular boy names for 2020. Leos tend to be passionate and love to be in the limelight, according to name-ology experts.
Some famous Leos are actor Leonardo DiCaprio (middle name Wilhelm) and writer Leo Tolstoy.
This is far from an exhaustive list, but I hope it helps you find “the one.”
What are your favorite middle names for Leo, or for boys in general?
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Hope this helps!