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Origin of the name LEONHARD.
Etymology of the name LEONHARD.
Meaning of the baby name LEONHARD.

  

LEONHARD.  Old German name meaning "the stern lion" or "strong as a lion." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

Frisch, (Johann Leonhard,) a German philologist and naturalist, born at Sulzbach in 1666.  He settled in Berlin about 1700, and was admitted into the Academy of Sciences in 1706.  He was afterwards rector of a gymnasium in Berlin, and displayed great erudition in numerous works.  His "German-Latin Dictionary" (1741) was the most complete and learned that had appeared in Germany.  He wrote a good "Description of all the Insects of Germany," (13 parts, 1720-38,) and a work on German Ornithology, (1735-65.)  Died in 1743. (Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biographay and Mythology, Thomas, 1870)

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