US Popularity:21649
Lei is a gender-neutral name of Chinese origin, meaning “thunder.” If you know baby will have a thunderous spirit, you may have struck gold with Lei. Lei is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese character 雷, the symbol for thunder, and is rooted in Old Chinese. The ancient state Fang Lei (方雷) existed before The Xia Dynasty. Some of its residents took Lei as their surname, with others choosing Fang. A name that has withstood the test of time may empower baby Lei with the resilience to succeed in their endeavors.

Lei Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lei is currently #4074 on The Bump
Boy:Lei is currently #2741 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Lei is currently #2272 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lei is currently #21649 in U.S. births
Boy:Lei is currently #26760 in U.S. births
Girl:Lei is currently #21616 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 2046
from 2020
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