29 Happy Leap Year Birthday Wishes for Your Special Celebrations

Bring happiness to your leapling with these special leap year birthday wishes!

Published January 18, 2024
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Leap year birthdays come around less often than a blue moon! This makes them a rare and remarkable moment for those special enough to be born on this day. If you're looking to say happy birthday to someone born on a leap year in a fun and meaningful way, we've come up with some legendary birthday wishes for you to share this February 29th!

Sweet & Cute Happy Leap Year Birthday Quotes

When wishing someone a happy leap year birthday, it's important to remember that most leaplings like to acknowledge their leap year age and not their actual age. Here are some thoughtful leap year birthday quotes to make sure they're well-recognized on their big day!

We are leaping with excitement to celebrate you! Happy __th birthday little leapling!
  • Happy __th birthday to the guy/gal/person who is forever young!
  • It feels like forever since we celebrated your last birthday! Hope the next four years are filled with fun!
  • Wishing you nothing but the best on your leap year birthday! Have fun and try to not act your age!
  • We are leaping with excitement to celebrate you! Happy __th birthday, little leapling!
  • Cheers to the person who is always younger than they look! Happy leap year birthday!
  • Hoppy __th birthday, leaper! Here's hoping that at least 25% of your wishes come true.
  • Childhood is fleeting, unless you are a leap year baby! Sending you happy leap year birthday wishes!
  • How special is it that you were born on one of life's bonus days? Happy leap year birthday to a one-of-a-kind person!
  • Happy birthday to the kid who grows by leaps and bounds every birthday!
  • Everyone dreams of freezing time. Those lucky enough to be born on February 29th have this fantastic power. Enjoy every minute of it! Have the happiest leap year birthday!
  • Happy __th leap year birthday! May you always cherish the time you have and realize how lucky you are to live in the slow lane. 
  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder, so you must be elated that your birthday is finally being celebrated! Happy leap year birthday!
  • Happy birthday! Maybe if you didn't party so hard, we could handle your birthday more than once every four years!
  • Wishing the happiest of birthdays to the person who is leaps and bounds above the rest! 
Fast Fact

It turns out that there are a lot of familiar faces with leap year birthdays. These include Dinah Shore, Dennis Farina, Alex Rocco, Ja Rule, and Tony Robbins, to name a few.

Funny Leap Year Birthday Sayings 

Did you know that Superman is also a leapling? Seems like a nice cover story for his immortality! For those celebrating the leapers in their life, let them know how SUPER you think they are with a happy Leap Day birthday quote.

Happy official birthday! Way to not lie about your age this year!
  • Unbe-leap-able! You are officially __ years old! Happy leap year birthday to my favorite leaper!
  • I don't want to jump to conclusions, but I would be willing to bet that you are older than __. Happy birthday to the forever young guy/gal/person!
  • Happy official birthday! Way to not lie about your age this year!
  • May the fourth year be with you! Happy leap year birthday!
  • Happy Leap Day birthday to a leapling who is out of this world! Tell us, have you met Clark Kent at Club 366 yet? 
  • Leaping lizards! It is finally your birthday! Make sure to party four times harder than everyone else!
  • Happy leap year birthday to one of the few members of Club 366! Go ahead—party like it's 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024!
  • It's so much fun to be ONE! Happy birthday little leapling! I hope that it's unFOURgettable!
  • There is a big TWO do to check off our list today! It's time to celebrate your leap year birthday! I hope that it's gr-eight!
  • Happy 3rd birthday little leapling! Now what should I call you? A threenager or a teenager?
  • To the legendary leaper who was made FOUR adventures! Hope you have a happy leap year birthday! Try not to drive your parents crazy!
  • Hi five birthday boy/girl/kid! You are twenty times the man/woman/person I could have ever dreamt of being at your age!
  • Wishing you nothing but SIX-cess in your next leap forward! Happy Leap Day birthday!
  • Sending you seven-ly happy leap year birthday wishes! 
  • Happy birthday you HILL-arious leaper! I hope that your big day is OVER the top! Welcome to your double-digits era! 
Fast Fact

Since a leapling's birthday comes once every four years, they typically celebrate their big day on February 28th or March 1st in the off years. The date they choose often also gets used on official documents when the 29th is not an option.

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Leap Day Birthday Wishes Should Be Said Every Year

Even when leap years don't occur, it's important to recognize a leapling's unofficial birthday! For younger kids, celebrate on the day that they chose for official purposes, and for those who are more mature, you can make midnight celebrations a tradition to recognize the brief, but beautiful moment between February and March when they first arrived. 

29 Happy Leap Year Birthday Wishes for Your Special Celebrations