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What does Lenita mean?

Lenita Pronunciation of Lenita [leni-ta] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and Lenita means "mild, soft, silky". Lenita is a version of Lenis (Latin): rare.

Associated with: soft (gentle).


Lenita has 1 variant: Leneta.

4 more different relations via Lenis: Lene, Lenice, Lennice and Lenos.

Creative forms:
(female) Lenida, Lonita, ..

(male) Lenido, Lenile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lenita Lanie (L.L.), ..

How popular is Lenita?

Lenita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4139 out of 4276, Top 97%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lenita has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Lenita is alike in pronunciation to Laanita, Lanetta, Lanita, Linetta, Lunetta, Lunneta and Lynetta. Other recommended names are Anita, Arnita, Belita, Benita, Bernita, Danita, Denia, Denica, Denita, Donita, Elenita, Felita, Fenia, Genisa, Gwenita, Jenita, Jonita, Junita, Kenia, Lalita, Lanet, Lanika, Larita, Leeta, Leida, Leila, Leisa, Leith, Leitha, Lena, Lenna, Lenya, Leonda, Leota, Letitia, Levina, Lexia, Lexina, Lezith, Lulita, Lunet, Luneth, Lusita, Luzita, Lynett, Lynnda, Melita, Nenica, Nenita, Pepita, Ranita, Renisa, Renita, Renyta, Serita, Sunita, Tanita, Unita, Vanita, Venia, Venita, Verita, Vernita, Vinita, Wanita, Xenia, Zanita and Zenia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lenita.

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