What does Lene mean?
Lene [lene] as a name for girls. Lene's name origin is Latin, and the name Lene means "mild, soft, silky". Lene is a version of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin. Lene is also a variant of Lenis (Latin): rare.
Associated with: soft (gentle).
(female) Lone, Lyne, ..
(male) Lece, Lele, ..
How popular is Lene?
Lene is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#53659 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Arlene (#1482 the previous year), Lena (#279) and Lina (#767) are the prominent variation forms of Lene (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Lene was at its peak a century ago (usage of 0.4%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1%, ▼79%), with forms such as Lena becoming less trendy. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Lene and affiliated names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Lene is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lean, Leann▼, Leanne▼, Leeann▼, Leeanne, Leianne, Leoine, Leone▼, Leyanne, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Lin, Linn, Luane, Luann▼, Luanne▼, Lyn, Lynn▼ and Lynne▼. Other suggested similar names are Dene, Gene▼, Lana▲, Lanae, Laney▲, Lani, Lanie, Leana, Lee▼, Leena, Leina, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Leni, Lenna▼, Lenya, Leona▼, Leoni, Leonie, Leyna, Linea, Lona▼, Lonee, Loni, Lonie▼, Luna▲, Lyna, Lynae, Lynea and Rene▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lene.