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Leanne is an idyllic baby name. Reminiscent of the tranquil countryside, Leanne is a staple name for support characters in film and television. Leanne Macintosh was a character in the television series Matlock, and Leanne Taylor is a character in the drama series Orange Is the New Black. Keep reading to learn more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Leanne:

English: Graceful meadow

Origin of the name Leanne:

Leanne derives from a modern combination of the English names Lee and Anne. The name Lee originates from the Old English leah (meaning “meadow,” “woodland,” or “clearing”). Anne is the French and English version of the Hebrew word channah (meaning “grace”).

Symbolism of the name Leanne:

Leanne combines the English names Lee and Anne to produce the meaning “graceful meadow.” In typography, the symbol for the meadow is the grassy field.

Baby name Leanne

Style of the name Leanne:

Modern

Gender of the name Leanne:

Leanne is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Leanne:

lee-ANN

Number of syllables in the name Leanne:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Leanne:

The name Leanne evokes feelings of scenic serenity.

Alternative spellings for the name Leanne:

Nicknames for the name Leanne:

Popularity of the name Leanne:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Leanne was the 879th most popular baby name for girls by the end of the 20th century. The closely related name Leanna ranked as the 895th most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Leanne:

Great middle names for Leanne and their meanings:

  • Allie (noble, harmony, stone)
  • Brooke (freshwater stream)
  • Carla (free man, strong, vigorous, petite)
  • Daisy (day's eye, flower)
  • Evelyn (desired, wished-for child, life-giving, lake)
  • Heidi (noble one)
  • Krista (follower of Christ)
  • Ruth (friend)
  • Ruby (red, gemstone, jewel)
  • Serena (tranquil, clear, serene)

Famous people with the name Leanne:

  • Leanne Armand (marine scientist)
  • Leanne Faye Benjamin (ballerina)
  • Leanne Amber Bautista (actress)
  • Leanne Carol Callaghan (ski mountaineer)
  • Leanne Clare Davis (cricketer)
  • Leanne Elizabeth Donaldson (politician)
  • Leanne Clency “Lelee” Lyons (television personality)
  • Leanne Sian Mitchell (singer)
  • Leanne Li Yanan (actress)
  • Leanne Ashley Wong (gymnast)

Leanne in popular culture:

  • Leanne Battersby (character from the soap opera Coronation Street)
  • Leanne Holiday (character from the soap opera Hollyoaks)
  • Leanne Macintosh (character from the television series Matlock)
  • Leanne Taylor (character from the comedic drama Orange Is the New Black)\