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Lanny (girl)

What does Lanny mean?

Lanny Pronunciation of Lanny [lan-ny] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Lanny). The name Lanny means "precious; awakening". Lanny is a version of Alana (Old German, Hawaiian). Lanny is also a variant of Lana.

Associated with: precious.


Lanny has 5 variants: Lanae, Lanah, Lanna, Lannah and Lannie.

1 more different relation via Alana, Lana: Alanna.

Creative forms:
(female) Liny, Lony, ..

(male) Lanis, Lanly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lanny Emalee (L.E.), ..

How popular is Lanny?

Lanny is an uncommon first name for women. Lanny is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Alana (#202 a year ago), Lana (#353), Alanna (#508), Lannie, Lanae and Lanna are the prominent varying forms of Lanny (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Lanny were popular as baby names in 2007 (usage of 0.2%) and have remained as common to this day (usage 0.18%, down 8.2%). Lana, Alanna and Alana are three of the more fashionable girl names here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alana, Alanna, Lana, Lanae, Lanna, Lannie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alana, Alanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lanny is alike in pronunciation to Lanai, Leana, Leanah, Leina, Lenah, Leni, Lenna, Lewanna, Leyna, Liannah, Lina, Linah, Linea, Linna, Linnea, Linnie, Lonie, Luana, Luanna, Luannah, Luannie, Luna, Lynae, Lynea and Lynnae. Other suggested similar names are Anny, Binny, Bonny, Conny, Dagny, Danny, Denny, Donny, Evanny, Fanny, Genny, Ginny, Hanny, Janny, Jenny, Jinny, Konny, Lacey, Laday, Lady, Laidy, Laine, Lally, Lane, Laray, Layne, Leann, Leanne, Liann, Lianne, Lindy, Linn, Linzy, Luann, Luanne, Lundy, Lyndy, Lynn, Lynne, Lynzy, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Sinny, Sunny, Swanny and Vinny. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lanny.

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