Lennie - Meaning of Lennie
[ 2 syll. len-nie, le-nn-ie ] The baby boy name Lennie is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is somewhat more common. Its pronunciation is LEHN-iy- †. Lennie is used chiefly in the English language and its origin is Germanic.
Lennie is a variant of the name Lanny (English).
Lennie is also a pet form of the name Leonard (English, German, and Polish) in the English language.
Lennie is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1905, 0.008% of baby boys were given the name Lennie. Its ranking then was #776. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is today of very light use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Lennie, Leonard was the most widely used. Though Lennie is slightly more popular as a baby boy name today, there was a period before 1936 that it was given more often to girls. From 1948 on, increasingly more baby boys than girls were named Lennie.
† 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)"