Name Lenya

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Lenya

Lenya is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Lenya

Lenya is a form of Lenja, a Russian short variant of the name Helena.

Meaning of Lenya

Lenya means “torch” (from ancient Greek “helénē/ἑλένη”) and “beautiful”, “light”, “bright” and “shining” (from ancient Greek “hēlios/ἥλιος” = sun/sunlight/sunshine). The name is as well derived from ancient Greek “selēnē/σελήνη” meaning “moon”.

Pronunciation of Lenya

Variants of the name Lenya

Lenia Lenja Lénia

Lenya in the categories

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Name Statistic: Lenya is ranked #866 overall ↓ -41

  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 263 ↓ -33
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 591 ↓ -32
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 732 ↑ 27
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1408 ↓ -8
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1516 ↓ -96
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1541 ↓↓ -129
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1710 ↓↓ -143
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1732 ↓ -83
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1881 ↓↓ -218
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2015 ↓↓ -473
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2080 ↓↓ -193
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2162 ↑ 12
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2861 ↑↑ 687
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4623 ↓↓ -347
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5003 ↑↑ 2138
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 7965 ↓↓ -196
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 8019 ↑↑ 1636
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 10209 ↓ -50
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 13270 ↓↓ -398

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Name Lenya

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