Leine

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian
Meaning: debated
(LEY-ne)

The name is possibly derived from the Estonian, lein, meaning “mourning” or perhaps it is an abbreviation of the French, Madeleine.

The designated name-day is June 15.

Other forms include: Leina and Leini.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/6.php
  2. http://online.ectaco.co.uk/main.jsp?do=e-services-dictionaries-word_translate1&status=translate&lang1=45&lang2=en&source_id=5595891
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