What does Leonidas mean?

king of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)

What's the origin of Leonidas?


How is Leonidas pronounced?


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

There are many interpretations to what Leonidas means. Some say it is a name derived from the ancient Greek hero Leonidas, who fought against the Persians at the Battle of Thermopylae. Others believe it is a name derived from the lion, as the cat is known for its bravery and strength.

Is Leonidas a good cat name?

Leonidas has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. Leonidas isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

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He's named after a Spartan king who fought thousands!


Based on likes, Leonidas ranks #1,975 with users of MeowNames.com.

Leonidas is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Leonidas was, over the past 30 days, the 2983rd ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Leonidas 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.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Leonidas was viewed 20 times, and liked 1 times.

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