Lenja

Gender: Feminine
Origin: German
(LEN-yah)

The name is possibly from a Slavic diminutive form of Helena.

It may have first been brought to the public attention via Austrian singer, Lotte Lenja (aka Lotte Lenya) 1898-1981.

It is currently the 109th most popular female name in Germany, (2011).

Another spelling is Lenya.

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