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What does Lenah mean?

Lenah Pronunciation of Lenah [lenah] as a name for girls has its roots in Norman and Greek, and the meaning of the name Lenah is "sun ray". Lenah is a variant form of Aileen (Norman): Scottish version of Eileen. Lenah is also a derivative of Alina (Greek): Slavic version of Helen.

Associated with: greek, sun.


Lenah has 14 variants: Leana, Leanah, Leanna, Leannah, Leena, Leenah, Lena, Liana, Lianna, Liannah, Lina, Linah, Lyna and Lynah.

3 more alternative forms via Aileen, Alina: Alena, Alenah and Alynah.

Creative forms:
(female) Launah, Llenah, ..

(male) Lelach, Lelaw, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lenah Clare (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lenah?

Lenah is an unusual first name for women. Lenah is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Lenah (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Alina (#172 via latest list), Lena (#272), Aileen (#515), Liana (#527), Alena (#596), Leanna (#763), Lina (#857), Lianna (#1212), Leena (#1259), Leannah and Leana. Other variants, like Liannah, are seldom used. These forms of Lenah reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (average #1321) and are almost as popular today (#924, 24.3%), but with the form Lena falling out of fashion. Lena has generally been a favorite of parents, though Alina is currently higher in the list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aileen, Alena, Alina, Leana, Leanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leannah, Leena, Lena, Liana, Lianna, Lina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lenah is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lanie, Leeona, Leina, Lenai, Leni, Lenya, Leona, Leoni, Leonie, Leowna, Lewana, Leyna, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Lonee, Lonie, Lonni, Luana, Luannah, Luna, Lynea, Lynna and Lynnae. Other recommended names are Agnah, Beah, Binah, Danah, Dejah, Denah, Dynah, Ednah, Ganah, Hanah, Inah, Janah, Jennah, Kennah, Lea, Leah, Lean, Ledah, Leelah, Leia, Leilah, Leith, Lelah, Lenda, Lene, Lenis, Lenor, Lenorah, Lenos, Leorah, Leta, Lexa, Leya, Lidah, Lilah, Lorah, Lubah, Lydah, Lylah, Merah, Monah, Neenah, Nonah, Perah, Raenah, Rinah, Serah, Terah, Tinah and Yonah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lenah.

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