What does Leo mean?

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo

What's the origin of Leo?


How is Leo pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Leo?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Leo represents strength and courage, while others might say that the name suggests a sense of leadership. Ultimately, the meaning of a name is up to the individual who chooses it.

Is Leo a good cat name?

Leo is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Leo is a widely adored cat name for obvious reasons. If you like it, go for it!

Leo is found in these categories:

badass cat names

Lion-inspired, it channels strength, courage, and the heart of a king.

celestial cat names

It's named after a constellation in the night sky.

mythical cat names

He's named after a constellation, like a feline star!

traditional cat names

Lion kings and zodiac signs have popularized this classic feline moniker.

mischievous cat names

Lions, like Leo, are playful, bold, and love causing a ruckus!

striped cat names

Leo means lion, and lions have a patterned coat too!

literary cat names

Shakespeare's King Lear had a son named Leo!

cute cat names

Lion-like charm and zodiac allure make this name irresistibly adorable.

tortoiseshell cat names

Bold, fiery colors match a lion's majestic, sun-kissed mane.


Based on likes, Leo ranks #125 with users of MeowNames.com.

Leo is one of the more common cat names amongst our community. According to our statistics, Leo is considerably more popular than most other cat names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Leo was, over the past 30 days, the 116th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Leo is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has stayed pretty consistent in terms of popularity with MeowNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Leo was viewed 21 times, and liked 2 times.

Cat names like Leo:

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