The 48 Best Middle Names for Leo

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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

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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.

  1. Leo Alexander

  2. Leo Anthony

  3. Leo Augustus

  4. Leo Caden

  5. Leo Chase

  6. Leo Christopher

  7. Leo David

  8. Leo Derrick

  9. Leo Dominick

  10. Leo Drake

  11. Leo Dylan

  12. Leo Everett

  13. Leo Francis

  14. Leo Frederick

  15. Leo George

  16. Leo Gregory

  17. Leo Harrison

  18. Leo Heath

  19. Leo Isaac

  20. Leo Jackson

  21. Leo James

  22. Leo Jonathan

  23. Leo Joseph

  24. Leo Joshua

  25. Leo Justin

  26. Leo Mason

  27. Leo Matthew

  28. Leo Michael

  29. Leo Nathan

  30. Leo Oliver

  31. Leo Patrick

  32. Leo Philip

  33. Leo Paul

  34. Leo Quincy

  35. Leo Reese

  36. Leo Richard

  37. Leo Robert

  38. Leo Samson

  39. Leo Samuel

  40. Leo Shaun

  41. Leo Steven

  42. Leo Stevenson

  43. Leo Trent

  44. Leo Trevor

  45. Leo Walter

  46. Leo William

  47. Leo Victor

  48. Leo Zachary

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!

(Oh, and if you’re not quite sure about Leo, check out my guides to some other popular boys names like Jack or Mason.)

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.

Wrapping Up

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!