Lennie - boys name

Lennie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Lennie name meaning:

The name Lennie is a diminutive of the name Leonard, which has Germanic origins and means "brave lion" or "lion-hearted." It is derived from the elements "leon" meaning "lion" and "hard" meaning "brave" or "strong." Lennie is typically used as a nickname or a pet name for boys named Leonard, but can also be used as a given name on its own.

The name Lennie carries connotations of strength, bravery, and courage. It suggests characteristics associated with lions, such as power, leadership, and fearlessness. Individuals named Lennie may be seen as confident, determined, and assertive. They may possess an innate ability to overcome challenges and obstacles, displaying resilience in difficult situations. The name Lennie also implies a certain level of nobility and honor, as lions have traditionally been associated with royalty and the ruling class.

Overall, the name Lennie gives off a strong and commanding vibe, suggesting a person who is not easily intimidated and possesses a natural aura of authority.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Leonard.

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Overall UK ranking: 299 out of 4789

157 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Lennie

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