Lennox is a baby name that has a certain rock-n-roll and modern feel. Though it feels modern, Lennox is actually a historical Scottish family name. The name has only been on the Social Security Popularity Index for the last decade, but it is quickly ascending the ranks.
Meaning of the Name Lennox
Lennox began as a surname in Scotland for families from Levenach, which was a place filled with elm trees. It was a last name reserved for families of high esteem who had certain nobility in the country. The name did not find use as a first name until Lennox Lewis, though it has not been on the top 1,000 list until the last decade.
One can tell that Lennox was a powerful last name since it has an X on the end of it. The first name version retains the same meaning as the last name, reflecting the town it originated from.
Nicknames for Lennox
Lennox is a young name that is full of energy. It is also unique enough to really bring out personality.
Lennox Name Details
Alternative Spellings for Lennox
Lennox Name Popularity
The baby name Lennox came to the top 1,000 list in 2010 at number 934. The name continues to grow in popularity though, as it rose over 600 spots by the year 2018. As of 2020, Lennox is a top 300 name with a rank of 291.
Related Names for Lennox
Great Middle Names for Lennox and Their Meanings
- Irving (green water, fresh water)
- Jackie (God is gracious)
- Caium (dove)
- Caitlin (pure)
- Patterson (son of Patrick, son of Peter)
- Mitchell (gift from God)
- Cole (swarthy, charcoal)
- Adele (noble)
Famous People Named Lennox
- Lennox Lewis (Olympian boxer)
- Lennox Miller (professional runner)
- Lennox Yearwood (Civil Rights activist)
- Lennox Berkeley (composer from England)