What does Leni mean?
(female) Leli, Lini, ..
(male) Leano, Leny, .. Middle name pairings:
Leni Cali (L.C.), ..
How popular is Leni?
Leni is an unusual first name for females. Leni is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Leni (unlisted) are Elena (#106 from current records), Lena (#272), Lana (#353), Helen (#419), Alena (#596), Lina (#857), Eleni (#1595), Nell, Leora, Leana, Ilene, Alene and Lenore. Adoption of these relations of Leni reached its apex 115 years ago (adoption of 5.6%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.4%, ▼92.9%), with forms such as Helen becoming somewhat outmoded. Helen has generally been preferred by parents, though Elena has become popular as well over time. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Leni is pronounced similarly to Lanah, Lanie, Leanah, Leanna, Leena, Leenah, Leeona, Leiana, Lenah, Lenya, Leona▼, Leonie, Leyna, Liana▲, Linah, Linna, Lona▼, Lonee, Loni, Lonnie, Luna▲, Lyna, Lynae, Lynea and Lynna. Other suggested similar names are Berni, Deni, Denni, Genni, Jeni, Joni▼, Kani, Keni, Lali, Lane, Lari, Leann▼, Leda, Lee▼, Leia▲, Lela▼, Lelia▼, Lenda, Lene, Lenice, Lenis, Lenita, Lenor, Leone▼, Lesli, Lesy, Leta▼, Lexa, Lexi▲, Lexie, Lexis, Lexy, Lin, Lindi, Linn, Linzi, Lori▼, Luci, Lyn, Lyndi, Lynn▼, Lynzi, Nani, Noni, Oni, Roni, Tani, Toni▼, Xeni and Zuni. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leni.See names in meaning and etymology.