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What does Leena mean?

Leena Pronunciation of Leena [leena] as a girls' name is of Greek and Old German derivation, and the meaning of Leena is "sun ray; free man; palm tree". Leena is a version of Alina (Greek): Slavic form of Helen. Leena is also a derivative of Caroline (Old German): from the French variant of Carolina. Leena is also used as a variation of Karolina (Slavic, Old German), Lena and Lina (Arabic, Latin).

Associated with: greek, sun, tree.


Leena has 7 variants: Leenah, Leina, Lenah, Leyna, Linah, Lyna and Lynah.

9 more relations via Alina, Caroline, Karolina, Lena, Lina: Aleen, Aleena, Alena, Alenah, Alene, Aliena, Allena, Alyna and Ina.

Creative forms:
(female) Leeda, Leeina, ..

(male) Leelo, Leenai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leena Ana (L.A.), ..

How popular is Leena?

Leena is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3427 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Leena entered the list in 1998 and reached its highest position of #1175 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #1259 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leena outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Leena (#1259 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000 are Aleen, Aleena (#459 in 2015), Alena (#596), Alene, Alina (#172), Allena, Alyna (#1716), Caroline (#62), Ina, Karolina (#1712), Lena (#272), Leyna and Lina (#857). Usage of these relations of Leena was more pronounced among parents 135 years ago (average #1401) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1221, 10.6%), but with forms such as Alene becoming less in vogue. Aleena, Alena, Alina and Caroline are four of the more chic baby names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leena, Aleen, Aleena, Alena, Alene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alina, Allena, Alyna, Caroline, Ina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karolina, Lena, Leyna, Lina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caroline, Lena, Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leena is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanna, Lannah, Lanny, Leeowna, Lenae, Lenai, Leona, Leoni, Leonia, Lewana, Lewanna, Liahna, Lianna, Linea, Linna, Linnea, Loni, Lonni, Lynae, Lynea and Lynnae. Other suggested similar names are Adeena, Arena, Deena, Delena, Deona, Dreena, Eleena, Geena, Geina, Genna, Helena, Jeena, Keena, Lean, Leann, Leeann, Leela, Leelah, Leesa, Leese, Leeta, Leeya, Leeza, Legra, Leida, Lene, Leone, Lesha, Levenia, Lexia, Lorena, Meena, Mena, Neena, Neina, Olena, Penna, Reena, Selena, Shena, Siena, Teana, Teena, Teina, Tena, Teyna, Veena, Venna, Zeena and Zena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leena.

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