Meaning and Origin of Lennie - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Lennie

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : Amid the elms; from the field of elm trees
  • German : Lion-hearted

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.