First name origins & meanings:

  1. Native American: Flute
  2. German: Courage
  3. American: Like a lion
  4. Scottish: Amid the elms; from the field of elm trees
  5. German: Lion-hearted

First name variations: Lenny, Lenox, Lenix, Lennie, Lenny, Lennard, Lenard, Lennart, Leonardo, Leonhard, Leon, Leo, Lennie, Lenny, Lénárd, Leonárd, Leó, Lennox, Leonard

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a flax grower or merchant, from Polish len ‘flax’.
  2. Polish (Leń): nickname from Polish leń ‘lazybones’.
  3. Polish: from a short form of the personal name Leon or Lenart (see Leonard).
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