What does Lenny mean?
Lenny /len-ny/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced LEN-ee. It is of English origin. Short form of Leonard.
Lenny▼ has 18 more related forms via Leonard: Lee▼, Lenard▼, Lennard, Lennart, Lennerd, Leo▲, Leon▼, Leonardo▲, Leondaus, Leone, Leonerd, Leonhard, Leonid, Leonidas▲, Leonides, Leonis, Lonnard and Lonny▼.Kreatif forms: Lany, Linny, Luny. [more]
How popular is Lenny?
Lenny is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#968 out of 1220, Top 79%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#74398 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Lenny for boys. Lenny entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #611 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Leo (#97 last year), Leonardo (#114), Leon (#321), Leonidas (#566), Leonard (#662), Lee (#701), Lonny, Lenard, Lennie and Len are the popular varying forms of Lenny. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4442%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.3217%, ▼27.6%), with forms such as Lee, Lenny, Len, Lenard and Lonny falling out of style. Leonidas (#566), Leo (#97) and Leonardo (#114) are three of the more contemporarily stylish boy names here, with Leo going through a resurgence in usage. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Lenny and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Lenny▼ is alike in pronunciation to Lanny▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Benny▼, Denny▼, Kenny▼, Linn, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn, Lynn▼, Renny and Tenny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lenny.