Meaning and Origin of: Lennox

Meaning and Origin of Lennox

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : Amid the elms; from the field of elm trees

What does Lennox mean and stand for?

The name Lennox is of Scottish origin and means "among the elms." It is derived from a district in Scotland named Leamhnachd.

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish and northern Irish : habitational name from the district near Dumbarton, recorded in 1174 in the form Leuenaichs and in the following year as Levenax. Apparently it is named from Gaelic leamhan ‘elm’ + the locative suffix -ach + English -s.

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What Does the Name Lennox Mean?

The name Lennox is a gender-neutral name of Scottish origin and means "elm grove." The name has been around for some time, but has found new life.

How Popular is the Name Lennox?

Lennox is the number 254 most popular boys name in the US, according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. Since reappearing on the charts in 2007, Lennox has dramatically increased in popularity over the last decade.

However, it is the 3rd most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.

Popularity of the Name Lennox in the United States

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Lennox was at its peak popularity in November 2019.

Lennox was searched for most often in the following states:

  1. South Dakota
  2. Ohio
  3. Iowa
  4. Georgia
  5. Missouri

Famous People Named Lennox and Lennox in Pop Culture

Around for many centuries, Lennox regained new life with Olympian Lennox Claudius Lewis. Other notable namesakes include runner Lennox Miller, composer Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley, and various celebrity children. Lennox has also appeared in Macbeth, Bad Girls, and Transformers.

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