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Gender: F Origin of Leni: German, diminutive of Lena; Spanish, diminutive of Elena

A foreign nickname name that has never been widely used here -- possibly because of its similarity to the outdated male Lenny -- it was chosen for her daughter by high-profile German supermodel Heidi Klum.

Famous People Named Leni

Helene "Leni" Samuel, daughter of Heidi Klum, biological daughter of Flavio Briatore and adopted daugher of Seal
Ferrah Leni "Farrah" Fawcett, American actress
Leni Riefenstahl, Nazi Germany's most famous filmmaker
Leni Rose Oshie, daughter of Lauren and TJ Oshie

Pop Culture References for the name Leni

Leni Loud, character in Nickelodeon's "The Loud House"