What does Leanne mean?
Leanne /lean-ne/ [1 syll.] as a name for girls is of English origin. Leanne is an alternate spelling of Leanna (English). Compare last name Layne.
How popular is Leanne?
Leanne is a very popular first name for women (#682 out of 4276, Top 16%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Leanne for girls. Leanne entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #372 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Leanne and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Leanne are Leana, Leann, Leanna (#725 the previous year) and Leeann. Forms like Leyanne are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.3686%) and is now much less (usage 0.055%, down 85.1%), with the versions Leann, Leanna, Leanne and Leeann becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Leanne▼ is pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Leeahnne, Lene, Leoine, Leone▼, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Louanne, Luane, Luann▼, Luanne▼ and Lynne▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Deanne▼, Jeanne▼, Lanae, Lanie, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Leanah, Leannah, Lenae, Lenna▼, Leonie▼, Lewanna, Lianna, Luanna, Luannie and Reanne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leanne.