[ 2 syll. len-nie, le-nn-ie ] The baby girl name Lennie is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced LEHN-iy- †. Lennie is of Latin origin and it is used mainly in English. Lennie is a familiar form of the English and German Leona.
See also the related form, the English Lonnie.
Lennie is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1904, 0.019% of baby girls were named Lennie. It was #432 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Within the family of girl names directly related to Lennie, Leona was the most frequently used in 2018. Although Lennie is somewhat used more commonly as a boy name today, there was a period prior to 1936 that it was more popular with girls. After 1948, increasingly the name became more popular with boys than with girls.
Baby names that sound like Lennie include Lenni (Estonian), Leny (German), Leonee, Laeni, Laenie, Lainey (English), Laini, Lainie, Lami (Hausa), Lamya (Arabic), Lana (English, Greek, and Russian), Lanae (English), Lanee, Lanei, Laney (English), Lani (Hawaiian and English), Lanie (English), Lanna (English), Lanney, and Lanni.
† Pronunciation for Lennie: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"