Boy name origins & meanings
- Scottish : Amid the elms; from the field of elm trees
- German : Lion-hearted
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish : probably a habitational name from Lenzie near Kirkintilloch (formerly pronounced ‘Lenyie’), or from Leny in the parish of Callander in Perthshire. The latter is named in Gaelic with lánaigh ‘damp meadow’ + the locative suffix -ach.