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Lene

What does Lene mean?

Lene Pronunciation of Lene [lene] as a name for girls is a Latin name, 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).

Variations

Lene has 7 different relations via Arlene, Lenis: Lena, Leneta, Lenice, Lenita, Lennice, Lenos and Lina.

Creative forms:
(female) Lone, Lyne, ..

(male) Lece, Lele, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lene Hailie (L.H.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Arlene (#1376 the previous year), Lena (#272) and Lina (#857) 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%, 78%), with forms such as Lena becoming less trendy. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Lene and affiliated names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

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.

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