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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lenya

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  • A user from Germany says the name Lenya is of German origin and means "Little Angel".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lenya

Lotte Lenya was an actress. She was most active from 1922 to 1981. Lotte was given the name Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer on October 18th, 1898 in Vienna. She died on November 27th, 1981.


Fun Facts about the name Lenya

  • How Popular is the name Lenya? Lenya is the 35,745th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lenya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 106 babies born with the first name Lenya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lenya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lenya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lenya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lenya is Sunday, June 17th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Lenya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lenya was in 2016 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Lenya Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lenya is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Lenya: Your name in reverse order is Aynel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eylna. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Lenya born Aug 15, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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