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See also: Leonids



First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1886. From Ancient Greek Λεωνίδας (Leōnídas). Cognate with English Leonidas.

Proper noun[edit]

Leonīds m

  1. A male given name.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian male given name Леонид (Leonid).


  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Leonīds was the only given name of 3902 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.