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Len

What does Len mean?

Len Pronunciation of Len [len] as a name for boys is of English and Old German origin. Len is an alternate form of Lenny (English): short variation of Leonard. See also Jaylen.

Variations

Len has 3 variants: Lenn, Leon and Leone.

7 more different relations via Lenny, Leonard: Lee, Lenard, Lennie, Leo, Leonid, Leonis and Lonny.

Creative forms:
(male) Lano, Laun, ..

(female) Llee, Llen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Len Ciaran (L.C.), ..

How popular is Len?

Len is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1104 out of 1220, Top 90%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#27235 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Len reached its peak position of #650 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Jaylen (#345 in 2015), Lee (#679), Lenard, Lennie, Lenny (#1145), Leo (#91), Leon (#314), Leonard (#653) and Lonny are the prominent related forms of Len. Adoption of these relations of Len was well-received among parents 115 years ago (usage of 1.4%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.4%, 71.4%), with forms such as Lee becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Len, Jaylen, Lee, Lenard, Lennie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lenny, Leo, Leon, Leonard, Lonny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lee, Leo, Leon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Len is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn and Lyon. Other recommended names are Ben, Den, Ken, Le, Le-, Lea, Lem, Les, Lev, Lew, Lex, Pen and Ren. These names tend to be less commonly used than Len.


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