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.
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