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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lean

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Serves John
  • #12237 All Time
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4k Leana (Scottish)
2k Lainie (Scottish)

How popular is the name "Lean" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1916550
1919606
1920505
1923505
1924550
1925505
192610010
19271688
1929550
1930505
1934505
1951550
1956880
1957880
1958660
1959660
1960880
1961990
1962880
196310100
196411110
1965880
1966770
196714140
1968880
196910100
197014140
1971770
1972880
1973880
197411110
1975660
197610100
197711110
197816160
197911110
198017170
198115150
198224240
198319190
198417170
198527270
198623230
198715150
198822220
198915150
199010100
1991770
199211110
1993660
1994550
1995770
1997880
1998770
199910100
2000660
20021055
2003550
2004990
2006880
200713130
20081486
20091477
201015150
20111468
201217710
20131798
201422616

Want to know about the populiarty of Lean? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 729 babies born with the name Lean in the United States. That's more than enough Leans to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lean" was in 1985 with a total of 27 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lean" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 17 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lean in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lean" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lean as well as things modernly associated with the name Lean such as celebrities named Lean.

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Lean

The name "Lean" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Serves John". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nael". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lnae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Lean born Feb 24, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 1450. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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