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What does Len mean?

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



VARIANTS Leone, Leon, Lenn

OTHER FORMS VIA LENNY, LEONARD Lee, Lenard, Lennie, Leo, Leonid, Leonis, Lonny



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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, 2018)

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?

Jaylen (#342 IN 2018), Lee (#689), Lenard, Lennie, Lenny (#1690), Leo (#50), Leon (#238), Leonard (#633) and Lonny are the prominent related forms of Len. Adoption of these relations of Len was well-received among parents 118 years ago (USAGE OF 1.4%) and is now significantly lower (USAGE 0.6%, 59.8%), with forms such as Lee becoming less trendy. Leo is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these.

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, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Lin, Linn, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn, Lyn, Lynn and Lyon. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ben, Den, Ken, Le, Le-, Lea, Lee, Lem, Leo, Les, Lev, Lew, Lex, Pen and Ren. These names tend to be less commonly used than Len.