Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Light; From Magdala
Leni is a shortened form of the Greek names Helena, meaning “light,” and Magdalena, meaning “woman from Magdala.” It can be used as a nickname for these names, or as a short and sweet name on its own. Both are great options for your bundle of joy.

Famous People Named Leni

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  • Leni Riefenstahl
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