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What does Lenis mean?

Lenis Pronunciation of Lenis [le-nis] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lenis is "mild, soft, silky". Rare.

Associated with: soft (gentle).


Lenis has 6 variants: Lene, Leneta, Lenice, Lenita, Lennice and Lenos.

Creative forms:
(female) Lanis, Lonis, ..

(male) Lenus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lenis Addison (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lenis?

Lenis is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#33653 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lenis has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lenis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lenis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lenis is alike in pronunciation to Lanice. Other recommended names are Anis, Annis, Delis, Ennis, Felis, Glenis, Innis, Janis, Jennis, Kendis, Lani, Lanie, Lecia, Leia, Leisa, Lelia, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenda, Leni, Lenna, Lenor, Lenya, Leoni, Leonia, Leonie, Lesia, Lexi, Lexia, Lexie, Lexis, Lexus, Lis, Lois, Loni, Lonie, Loris, Lyris, Meris, Neris, Tanis, Temis, Vedis and Vernis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lenis.

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