Les

Les - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Les appeared on the charts for the first time in 1938 on position #1555. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Les and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Les? 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 Les. The baby boy name Les was given to 5 baby boys in 1989, ranking #3243 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 372,313 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Les peaked in popularity 58 years ago in 1961 on position 608.



Famous with this name

Les Serdyuk
Les Bowie
Les Tremayne


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Les is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Les is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,259 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,259.

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 Les is where you live.


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Les origin and meaning

Les is a 3 letter name with 0 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Les, pop culture references for the name Les and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Les

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

Louis / Luis / Luke / Lucas / Lewis / Lukas / Luca / Lucius / Lacy / Lucio /

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
19893243
19852569
19781816
19731701
19711287
19701317
19691039
19681385
1967950
1966938
1965930
1964867
1963747
1962736
1961608
1960627
1959659
1958666
1957709
1956738
1955963
19541416
19531518
19511484
19501477
19491005
1948798
1947714
1946740
1945933
1944906
1943814
19421361
19411076
19401020
19381555

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2259

Even more about Les


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 Les 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Les?

0 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
1961
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Les
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 372,313
Letter count 3
Syllable count 0
Year first discovered 1938
1989 births +5

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