Lena

Lena - A very unique female name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lena appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #66. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lena and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lena? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lena. The baby girl name Lena was given to 827 baby girls in 2012, ranking #361 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,709 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lena peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 66.



Famous with this name

Lena Headey
Lena
Lena Olin


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Lena is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lena is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #200 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #615.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lena is where you live.


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Lena origin and meaning

Lena is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lena, pop culture references for the name Lena and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lena

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lena, sorted by popularity.

Lillian / Lynn / Leona / Lynne / Lana / Liliana / Leanne / Leann / Leilani / Leanna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012361
2011361
2010374
2009413
2008448
2007460
2006486
2005475
2004530
2003511
2002537
2001560
2000546
1999539
1998533
1997538
1996563
1995580
1994542
1993578
1992508
1991526
1990536
1989551
1988559
1987509
1986503
1985430
1984441
1983464
1982431
1981453
1980441
1979450
1978471
1977451
1976436
1975436
1974416
1973425
1972411
1971436
1970442
1969444
1968438
1967420
1966394
1965406
1964410
1963421
1962423
1961409
1960424
1959421
1958405
1957395
1956379
1955375
1954355
1953335
1952335
1951315
1950310
1949312
1948283
1947296
1946278
1945252
1944251
1943248
1942243
1941218
1940214
1939218
1938204
1937202
1936195
1935183
1934172
1933168
1932156
1931149
1930144
1929138
1928132
1927130
1926123
1925124
1924112
1923108
1922107
1921104
192098
191994
191893
191785
191685
191577
191475
191373
191270
191170
191066

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland200
New Mexico202
Connecticut206
Pennsylvania218
Illinois237
Ohio251
Michigan268
Wisconsin271
Colorado284
Kansas286
Massachusetts292
New York298
Louisiana309
Nebraska313
Virginia316
Idaho320
Iowa333
Washington338
Minnesota339
Georgia349
Kentucky357
Indiana368
Missouri369
New Jersey381
North Carolina387
Tennessee413
Utah415
Mississippi447
Florida471
Alabama475
Arizona476
Arkansas477
Oregon504
California543
South Carolina543
Texas615

Even more about Lena


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lena a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lena?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lena
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,709
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +827

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