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Updated February 8, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : Gray fortress
  • Scottish : Dweller in the gray castle
  • Old English : Small meadow

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : Low meadow

Boy name variations

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : habitational name from a barony in Aberdeenshire, which is first recorded c.1180 in the form Lesslyn, of obscure origin.
  • English : possibly from a double diminutive of the personal name Lece (see Leece), thus Lecelin.

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