Lenny - boys name

Lenny name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Lenny name meaning:

The name Lenny is derived from the Greek name Leonidas, which means "lion-like" or "lion-hearted." It is a diminutive form or a nickname for Leonard or Leonardo. The name Lenny carries a strong and powerful connotation, symbolizing bravery, courage, and strength.

People with the name Lenny are often perceived as confident, assertive, and natural leaders. They possess a strong sense of determination and are not easily deterred from their goals. Lenny is a name that exudes a sense of fearlessness and resilience, characteristics associated with the king of beasts, the lion.

In addition, Lenny can also be seen as a name with a touch of playfulness and charm. It can represent someone who is sociable, jovial, and has a great sense of humor. Overall, the name Lenny is a masculine and dynamic name that reflects a combination of strength, courage, and lightheartedness.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Leonard.

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Overall UK ranking: 153 out of 4789

373 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Lenny

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