What does Lene mean?
Lene \l(e)-ne\ as a name for girls. Lene's name origin is Latin, and the name Lene means "mild, soft, silky". Lene is a derivative of Arlene: modern coinage of unclear origin. Lene is also a variant of Lenis (Latin): rare.
Lene has 33 different forms via Arlene, Lenis: Arla, Arlan, Arlana, Arlean, Arleana, Arlee, Arleen▼, Arleena, Arleene, Arlen, Arlena, Arleta, Arletha, Arletta, Arlette, Arleyne, Arlie▼, Arliene, Arlina, Arlinda, Arline▼, Arluene, Arly, Arlyn, Arlyne, Arlynn, Lena, Leneta, Lenice, Lenita, Lennice, Lenos and Lina▼.
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. Census)
Arleen, Arlene, Arlie, Arline, Arly, Lena (#279 the previous year) and Lina (#767) are the prominent variation forms of Lene (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4514%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1363%, down 69.8%), with the forms Arleen, Arlene, Arlie, Arline and Lina becoming somewhat dated. Lena (#279) is the most chic girl name in this list, and there is a resurgence in baby name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Lene and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lene is alike in pronunciation 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, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, 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.