German, diminutive of Lena; Spanish, diminutive of Elena

Leni Origin and Meaning

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A foreign nickname name that has never been widely used here — possibly because of its similarity to the outdated male Lenny — it was chosen for her daughter by high-profile German supermodel Heidi Klum.

Leni Popularity

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Famous People Named Leni

  • Maria Leonor "Leni" Gerona Robredo14th Vice President of the Philippines
  • Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" RiefenstahlGerman filmmaker
  • Leni Christina Elisabeth BjörklundSwedish politician
  • Leni KokkesHanepen, Dutch fencer
  • Leni Larsen KaurinNorwegian footballer
  • Helene "Leni" JunkerGerman sprinter
  • Leni ParkerCanadian actress
  • Leni StengelGerman actress
  • Leni HarperScottish actress
  • Leni Lynn (born Angelica Ciofani)American actress
  • Leni Stern (born Magdalena Thora)German guitarist
  • Leni AlexanderGerman,Chilean composer
  • Ferrah Leni "Farrah" FawcettAmerican actress
  • Helene "Leni" Samuel (b. 2004)daughter of model Heidi Klum, biological daughter of Flavio Briatore; adopted daughter of singer Seal
  • Leni Cole (b. 2012)daughter of footballer Mitchell Cole
  • Leni Rose Oshie (b. 2016)daughter of ice hockey player TJ Oshie
  • Lennon (Leni) Bow Brent (b. 2017) daughter of hunter Eva Shockey and hockey player Tim Brent

Leni in Pop Culture

  • Leni Loudcharacter in Nickelodeon's "The Loud House"