What does Lanny mean?
Lanny /lan-ny/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Lanny) is pronounced LAN-ee. It is of English origin. Short form and nickname of names like Roland (Old French) "famous land" and Lanzo (Old German) "land".
Lanny▼ has 1 variant: Lannie.
Affiliated boy name: Orlando.
Lanny▼ has 1 more relation via Lanzo, Roland: Lanza.Kreatif forms: Langny, Lany, Luny. [more]
How popular is Lanny?
Lanny is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#857 out of 1220, Top 70%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Lanny for boys. Lanny entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #389 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the boy name Lanny and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Lanny ranked in the Top 1000 are Lannie, Orlando (#558 in 2014) and Roland (#612). Usage of these forms of Lanny was more pronounced among parents 7 decades ago (median #498) and is somewhat less today (#792, ▼59%), with forms like Roland becoming less in vogue.
Thinking of names?
Lanny▼ is pronounced similarly to Lennie, Lenny▼, Linnie, Lino, Lioni, Lionni, Lonnie▼, Lonny▼ and Luano. Other suggested similar baby names are Barny, Benny▼, Carny, Dabny, Dagny, Danny▲, Denny▼, Donny▼, Gianny, Hany, Jonny, Karny, Kenny▼, Lacey, Lacy▼, Laddy, Laine, Lance▲, Land, Lando, Landry, Landyn▲, Lane▲, Lang, Lange, Langly, Lantz, Laray, Laroy, Larry▼, Lary, Lawry, Layne, Lenn, Lindy, Linly, Linn, Linzy, Lonn, Lonne, Lundy, Lunn, Lynn▼, Manny, Renny, Ronny▼, Sonny▼, Sunny, Tenny and Vinny. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lanny.