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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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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 15 15 0
2011 14 6 8
2012 17 7 10
2013 17 9 8
2014 22 6 16

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 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lean" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of only 27 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 a name that was popular in the south west? 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 listen, one of your best traits.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nael". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nlea". 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 Jul 25, 1942

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 Alaska approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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