US Popularity:4737
Other Origin(s):Arabic, Latin
Meaning:Torch; Light; Moon
Leyna is a girl’s name of Estonian, Latin, Arabic, and Greek origin. It derives from the Greek Helen meaning “torch” or “light,” perfect for expressing the warmth and love you feel for baby. It’s also possibly a diminutive of the name Selene, meaning “moon.” Leyna is the more whimsical form of Lena and a diminutive of Elena. Its magical qualities will enchant all who hear it, bringing some light into their lives.

Leyna Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Leyna is currently #3388 on The Bump
Girl:Leyna is currently #2305 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Leyna is currently #4737 in U.S. births
Girl:Leyna is currently #2681 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 122
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Leyna, June 2018

  • Behind the Name, Helena, April 2024

  • Behind the Name, Helen, November 2020

  • 100,000 Baby Names by Bruce Lansky pg. 201, 203

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