Lennie - Meaning of Lennie
[ 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.
† 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)"