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Meaning and name origin

Lene \l(e)-ne\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lene is "mild, soft, silky". Lene is a variant of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin. Also a variant of Lenis (Latin): rare.


Lene is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#55943 out of 88799, Top 63%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lene and its source forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Arlene. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Arlene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lene and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lene is also pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Leann, Leanne, Leoine, Leone, Liane, Lin, Linn, Luane, Lyn, Lynn and Lynne. Other suggested similar baby names are Dene, Gene, Lana, Lanae, Laney, Lani, Lanie, Leana, Lee, Leena, Leina, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenna, Lenya, Leona, Leoni, Leonie, Leyna, Lina, Linea, Lona, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Luna, Lyna, Lynae, Lynea and Rene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lene.