US Popularity:3555
Other Origin(s):Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Norwegian
Meaning:Strong as a lion; Brave lion; Dwelling; Temptress; Illustrious; Light
Lenna is a girl's given name of multiple origins. Most popularly, in German, this melodic name means “strong as a lion” or “brave lion” and is the feminine version of Leonard. Lions are known for their courage, devotion to their pride, and regal poise. While this name is loyal to its German roots, it is also common in other languages across the globe, such as Hebrew, meaning “dwelling,” Latin, meaning “temptress,” and Norwegian for “illustrious.” Others love the idea that Lenna can be a nickname for the Greek name Eleanor, translating to “light.” No matter where your bright little lion cub goes, with a name like Lenna, baby will surely have abundance in today’s world.

Lenna Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Lenna is currently #2698 on The Bump
Girl:Lenna is currently #1865 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Lenna is currently #3555 in U.S. births
Girl:Lenna is currently #1947 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 10
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 130, 201

  • Name Doctor, Lenna

  • Behind the Name, Lenna, April 2008

  • Behind the Name, Lenno, July 2008

  • Behind the Name, Leonard, December 2022

  • Name Doctor, Eleanor

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