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Popularity
134k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lena

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Woman of Magdala
  • #510 All Time
Girls
Boys
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162k Leon

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18806036030#43 girl name
18815555550#50 girl name
18826976970#43 girl name
18838008000#42 girl name
18849069060#41 girl name
18858768760#44 girl name
18869929920#43 girl name
18871,0041,0040#42 girl name
18881,1701,1628#45 girl name
18891,0961,0960#45 girl name
18901,1371,1370#47 girl name
18911,1801,1746#45 girl name
18921,2341,2340#47 girl name
18931,2611,2610#46 girl name
18941,3601,3600#42 girl name
18951,2891,2890#50 girl name
18961,3261,3188#48 girl name
18971,2391,2390#50 girl name
18981,3261,3206#49 girl name
18991,1591,1590#49 girl name
19001,5061,5060#52 girl name
19011,2161,2160#51 girl name
19021,2251,2250#56 girl name
19031,2071,2007#56 girl name
19041,2341,2286#57 girl name
19051,2581,2580#61 girl name
19061,2061,2060#61 girl name
19071,2441,2386#64 girl name
19081,3361,3315#64 girl name
19091,2951,2950#65 girl name
19101,4361,4315#66 girl name
19111,4541,4495#70 girl name
19121,9111,9029#72 girl name
19131,9731,9730#73 girl name
19142,2682,2599#75 girl name
19152,9332,9276#77 girl name
19162,8742,8695#85 girl name
19173,0153,00411#85 girl name
19182,9442,9377#93 girl name
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19202,7932,7858#98 girl name
19212,7172,7107
19222,6352,62411
19232,5262,5215
19242,4202,41010
19252,2452,23510
19262,1512,1447
19271,9951,98411
19281,8191,80613
19291,6301,6255
19301,5031,49112
19311,3111,30011
19321,2651,25312
19331,0971,0889
19341,0771,0770
19359739676
193689988811
19378538485
19388648595
19397657650
194080479410
19417957950
19427937858
19437817765
19447257250
19457227220
19466976970
19477067060
19487347340
19496366288
19506306300
19516286280
19526066060
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19555585580
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19595155150
19605195190
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19625275270
19635135130
19645705700
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19684624620
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19705075070
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19764494490
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19794524520
19804994990
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19834454450
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19855185180
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19874194190
19883963960
19894134130
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19914504500
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19934124120
19944534530
19953993990
19964204200
19974434430
19984804800
19994684680
20004734730
20014664660
20025075070
20035635630
20045535530
20056506500
20066436430
20077137130
20087267260
20097677670
20108358350
20118968960
20128758750
20139749740
20141,1561,1560

Want to know about the populiarty of Lena? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 134,010 babies born with the name Lena in the United States. That's more than enough Lenas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 603 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lena" was in 1917 with a total of 3,004 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lenas)

According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lena" ranks #17 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 5 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1931. Across the entire United States a total of 1,311 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Lena" mean?

Lena (Hebrew): Woman of Magdala

The name "Lena" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Woman of Magdala". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 37 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Anel". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Neal". 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.

Where is the name Lena popular?



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

Celebrities named Lena

Lena Headey

Lena Headey is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Lena was born in 1973 in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham is an actress, writer, director and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lena was born in 1986 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Lena Gercke

Lena Gercke is a model. Lena was born in 1988 as Lena Johanna Gercke in Marburg, Hesse, West Germany.

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Lena Meyer-Landrut

Lena Meyer-Landrut is a singer-songwriter specializing in pop and indie pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lena was born in 1991 as Lena Johanna Therese Meyer-Landrut in Hanover, Germany.

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Lena Olin

Lena Olin is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Lena was born in 1956 as Lena Maria Jonna Olin in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Lena Horne

Lena Horne is a singer, dancer, actress, and activist specializing in broadway, traditional pop, and vocal jazz music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1933 to 2000. Lena was born in 1917 as Lena Mary Calhoun Horne in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Past life for Lena born Sep 23, 1926

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 Central Africa approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

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.

Name poster for Lena

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