Gender: Masculine
Origin: Lithuanian
Meaning: “light, soft, airy.”

The name is derived from the Lithuanian, lengvas, meaning “light, soft, airy.”

The feminine form is Lengvenė.

The designated name-day is February 18.

In Lithuanian history, the name was borne by the son of Algirdas, the Grand Duke of Lithuania in the 14th-century.

Other obscure forms include:

  • Lugven Лугвен (Belarusian)
  • Lingua/Langven Лінгвен, Лангвен (Belarusian)
  • Lingwen (German/Hungarian/Polish)
  • Lugveny Лугвений (Russian)


  1. Gediminaičiai, (2005), Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos institutas, Vilnius, 184 p. (article „Lengvenis“ by Romas Batūra)
  2. Mečislovas Jučas. Žalgirio mūšis. Mokslas, Vilnius, (1990), 174 p.
  3. http://day.lt/vardai/Lengvenis

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