[ 2 syll. lan-ny, la-nny ] The baby boy name Lanny is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is LAA-Niy- †. Lanny is used predominantly in the English language, and its origin is Germanic, Old English, and Latin. The name developed as the diminutive of other names starting with 'Lan-'.
In addition, Lanny is a diminutive form (English) of the name Lance (English, French, and German).
Lanny is also a diminutive form of the name Landon (English).
Lanny is also a diminutive form of the name Langdon (English).
Lanny is also a diminutive form (English) of the name Laurence (English and French).
Lanny is also a variant (English) of the name Roland (English, French, German, and Welsh).
Lanny is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1941, 0.030% of baby boys were given the name Lanny. It ranked at #300 then. The baby name has since markedly fallen in popularity, and is currently of sporadic use. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Lanny, Landon was the most popular in 2018. Lanny has in the past century been mostly given to baby boys.
† Pronunciation for Lanny: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"