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< 1k
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since 1880

Lean

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Serves John
  • #12224 All Time
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Boys
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4k Leana (Scottish)
2k Lainie (Scottish)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 5 0
1919 6 0 6
1920 5 0 5
1923 5 0 5
1924 5 5 0
1925 5 0 5
1926 10 0 10
1927 16 8 8
1929 5 5 0
1930 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1951 5 5 0
1956 8 8 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 9 9 0
1962 8 8 0
1963 10 10 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 14 14 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 19 19 0
1984 17 17 0
1985 27 27 0
1986 23 23 0
1987 15 15 0
1988 22 22 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 7 7 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 6 6 0
2002 10 5 5
2003 5 5 0
2004 9 9 0
2006 8 8 0
2007 13 13 0
2008 14 8 6
2009 14 7 7
2010 16 16 0
2011 14 6 8
2012 17 7 10
2013 17 9 8
2014 22 6 16
2015 21 7 14

Want to know about the popularity of the Lean baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 751 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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lean" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of only 23 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Lean popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lean in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Louisiana names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

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.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Lean

Lean Cuisine
Lean On
Lean On Lyrics
Lean On Me
Lean On Me Song
Lean Six Sigma
Lean Drink
Lean Manufacturing
Lean On Me Lyrics
Lean Startup

Alternative Meanings

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nael". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lean". 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 25, 2004

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 Wales approximately on 1675. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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