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Lenard is a baby boy’s name that means “brave lion”. Lenard is a vintage variant spelling of Leonard that fell out of popularity in the mid-1970s. It still remains a recognizable alternative to the more popular version.

Meaning of the name Lenard:

English: brave lion

Origin of the name Lenard:

Lenard is a baby boy’s name of English origin that means “brave lion”. It is a variant spelling of Leonard. Lenard comes from the Germanic elements “lewo” meaning “lion” and “hard” meaning “brave”.

Symbolism of the name Lenard:

Lions are an easily recognizable symbol of pride, honor, bravery, and strength. Lions have been a symbol of many noble and royal houses in England for centuries.

Style of the name Lenard:


Gender of the name Lenard:

Lenard is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Lenard:


Number of syllables in the name Lenard:


Emotion evoked from the name Lenard:

Lenard evokes feelings of bravery and hard work.

Alternative spellings for the name Lenard:

Leonard, Lennard

Nicknames for the name Lenard:

Popularity of the name Lenard:

According to the Social Security Administration, Lenard is a popular baby boy’s name. Lenard appeared in the top 1000 baby names list from 1900 to 1974. It peaked in 1932 at #410.

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Great middle names for the name Lenard and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Lenard:

  • Lenard McKelvey (American DJ and radio host)
  • Lenard Lakofka (American author)
  • Lenard Kunde (German voice actor)
  • Lenard (American musician)
  • Lenard Puski (American squash player)

Lenard in popular culture:

  • Lenard effect (science, atomic theory)
  • Lenard Jacob Monroe (video games, “L.A. Noire”)
  • Lenard (comics, “The Walls of Elthlead: Langrisser”)
  • Lenard McCoy (video games, “Sims” series)