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pinWhat 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 4 variants: Len, Lenn, Lennell and Lennie.

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]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lenny name in U.S.

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lenny, Lee, Len, Lenard, Lennie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leo, Leon, Leonard, Leonardo, Leonidas, Lonny in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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.