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).
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.