The origin and meaning of the name Leo, the nature and fate of the boy and man
The male name Leo is spread all over the world. In Western European countries, the options Leon, Leone or Leo are more commonly used, in Armenia — Levon. The name occupies the 36th place in the popularity rating compiled by E. Vasiliev.
This means that it accounts for up to 17% of all newborn boys in Russia.
The owners of the name are contradictory natures, the secrets of the nature of which are far from being understood by everyone. Leo is prudent and at the same time naive, cunning and trusting, obligatory and frivolous.
His personality most fully characterizes such qualities of character as life wisdom, strength of mind, openness and honesty.
The etymology of the name goes back to two great cultures:
- 1. According to the first version, it was formed from the Latin word "leo"what is translated means "a lion".
- 2. Supporters of the second version claim that the name is of Greek origin. The meaning of the name Lev is translated from Greek — "a lion", "king of beasts".
Forms of the name: Leva, Levochka, Levushka, Leo, Levy, Lenya, Levik.
In Orthodoxy, according to the church calendar, the day of the angel (name day) of Leo is celebrated 14 times a year:
- January 12;
- February 2;
- March 3 and 5;
- May 31;
- June 20;
- July 14 and 24;
- August 31;
- September 20 and 24;
- October 24;
- November 25;
- December 20.
Patron saints of the name:
- Prelate Leo, Bishop of Katans. He devoted his whole life to spreading the Christian faith in Byzantium. He was famous for his mercy and kindness to the poor and wanderers.
- Lev Optinsky — Rev. Optina Elder. Possessed an amazing gift of healing. Crowds of destitute people flocked to him, and he helped everyone.
- Leo I of Rome. He ruled the Roman Church from 440 to 461 years. He made a lot of efforts to preserve peace in the church, torn by contradictions, and to protect religion from the influence of heretical movements.
Saint Lion, Bishop of Katans
The astrological symbolism of the name and its influence on the life of Leo are presented in the table:
|Talisman, symbol or sign||Interpretation|
|Patron of the world — Saturn and the Sun||Planet Saturn is a symbol of stability and wisdom. The people she patronizes are disciplined and persevering, but sometimes they get too closed in themselves and try to hide from the outside world. The sun is the embodiment of vital energy, therefore it protects active, courageous and independent people who are convinced of their originality.|
|Stone Mascot — Diamond||Diamond in esoterica personifies courage, determination and courage. He protects a person from diseases, protects him from the evil eye and damage, draws success into his life. A gemstone brings good luck only to sincere and benevolent people whose thoughts are honest.|
|Colors — blue and green||People with "green" The names are kind, sincere and responsive. They are indifferent to material benefits, the main thing in life for them is to achieve harmony with their inner world. Blue — the color of loyal and wise people. By nature, they are mistrustful and demanding, so it’s quite difficult to earn their trust.|
|Name number — four||People-"fours" resolute and persistent, they are accustomed to achieve everything in life through hard work. They are sincere and fair, therefore they do not tolerate hypocrisy and mercantile spirit in people. Set specific goals for themselves and methodically achieve their implementation, relying only on themselves|
|Animal — lion||The lion symbolizes strength, resilience and greatness. The person who is patronized by this animal must curb its insatiable energy and transform it into strength and masculinity.|
|Plant — dogrose||In the esoteric, wild rose is a symbol of good health, fertility and success in all spheres of life. Since ancient times, the plant is used as an amulet designed to protect its owner from negative energy and the effects of black magic.|
|Metal — Tin||Amulets and tin talismans attract good luck and material wealth to life. Statuettes of gods and mythical creatures made of this metal protect the house from accidents and protect its residents from negative energy|
Famous people named Leo:
- Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy — The greatest novelist, publicist, religious figure, was nominated four times for the Nobel Prize in literature. The most famous works are the novels War and Peace, Anna Karenina, Resurrection, the stories Cossacks and Hadji Murad, and others.
- Lev Andreevich Artsimovich — physicist, member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, participant in the Soviet atomic project. Under his leadership in the USSR, the electromagnetic method of isotope separation was developed and for the first time in the world in the laboratory a thermonuclear reaction was carried out. In 1969, the great scientist was awarded the title Hero of Socialist Labor.
- Lev Nikolaevich Oborin — pianist, composer and teacher. He received world fame as a performer of Russian piano music and a chamber musician. His repertoire included works by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Medtner, Prokofiev, Shostakovich. In 1964 he was awarded the honorary title of People’s Artist of the USSR.
- Lev Ivanovich Borisov — Theater and film actor. He was best known for his roles in the films Fate of a Man, Height, Ballad of a Soldier, and Humble Cemetery. In 2001, he was awarded the title of People’s Artist of the Russian Federation.
The secret of the name lies in one of the peculiarities of the character of its owner, which only the closest relatives and friends know about: outwardly Leo gives the impression of a calm and unshakable person, but within him breaks contradictions and doubts.
Characteristics of the personality of Leo, depending on the time of year in which he was born, is given in the table:
|Winter||"Winter" Leo is quick-tempered and impatient, but he carefully controls his emotions, not allowing himself to show them in public. He always tries to see good in people, the only thing he does not accept is lies and meanness. In women, above all, she values loyalty and gentle, gentle disposition. Negative traits men — pride and vanity|
|Spring||A lion born in spring is ambitious, boastful and calculating. He was not used to denying himself anything, because he believes that life is given to man for pleasure. The man likes to be in the center of attention and strives for fame. In the companion of life chooses a bright beautiful girl, causing universal admiration|
|Summer||"Summer" Leo is a kind, sensitive and responsive person. Friends often turn to him for help, because they know that you can always rely on him. This is a wonderful family man who surrounds his spouse and children with love and care.|
|Autumn||A lion born in the fall is a man of principle who remains true to his ideals in any situation. Thanks to his keen wit and hard work he succeeds in professional success. She prefers to spend her free time with her family. The ideal spouse for him is a gentle, affectionate girl with a kind heart.|
The character of Leo is formed from childhood under the influence of his inner circle. Little Leva is a lively and cheerful child who fascinates adults with her direct behavior.
From an early age, he demonstrates talents that need to be developed under the guidance of experienced teachers in order to unlock the potential of the boy.
At school, Leo learns well. He easily learns new information and deservedly holds the status of one of the best students in the class.
Most of all he likes to study technical sciences and foreign languages. He also enjoys attending physical education classes.
Parents should pay particular attention to raising their son so that a talented teenager does not become vain.
To the choice of a future profession, a young man approaches responsibly. For him it is important that the position was prestigious and bring him a high income.
The fate of an adult man is fully consistent with his name: he was born to win. Leo is educated, self-sufficient and successful, his personality commands respect from others.
In life, he is striving for perfection in everything and never stops on the way to his dream.
A courageous, educated and resolute man does not lack a fan. He is always surrounded by beautiful girls, seeking to achieve his location, but with the creation of a serious, strong relationship, he is not in a hurry. The reason for this behavior lies in the desire of Leo for freedom and independence.
The decision to marry he takes on the basis of practical considerations. For him, it is important that the chosen one is fully consistent with him: she must be beautiful, smart and confident in herself.
Sex is an integral part of the relationship for Leo. This is a sensual and passionate lover who seeks to deliver the maximum pleasure to his partner.
Leo is a good father and loving husband. He cares about the needs of his family and seeks to spend as much time with his family as possible.
Appreciates the cozy atmosphere of the home hearth and is committed to achieving happy and harmonious relationships in the family.
Favorable compatibility is waiting for Leo with:
Avoiding relationships is recommended with:
Since childhood, the lion has been keen on sports and has a lively lifestyle, and therefore rarely gets sick. Thanks to the love of active rest, even in adulthood, he manages to maintain excellent physical fitness.
The man has a strong nervous system, which provides him with emotional stability and stability under heavy loads and emotional upheavals. Whatever difficulties Lev may encounter in life, he does not lose his wisdom, calmness and strength of mind.
Leo is an active and purposeful person. He does not like an idle pastime, so he has many hobbies. In her free time she is happy to go out into nature to enjoy her beauties and to spend time with good in the company of loved ones.
The young man loves fishing, swimming, playing active sports, watching the surrounding nature and its inhabitants, and collecting mushrooms in the forest.
Music and cinema satisfy the aesthetic needs of Leo and help him to distract himself from his commitments for a while. He watches the latest cinema and often shares his impressions of the watched films with his friends.
Thanks to a good memory and skills in languages and technical sciences, Lev can build a brilliant career:
- a translator;
- a scientist;
The man is ambitious, so the possibility of career growth is extremely important for him. He never stops at what he has achieved and is constantly improving.
Leo is a born leader, so he is able to fully demonstrate his talents as a leader. Ability to work, high intuition and business acumen, which are inherent in Leo, are prerequisites for successful business development.
If he responsibly approaches the organization of his own project, he will be able to achieve great success in the field of entrepreneurial activity.
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