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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. LEHN-ən
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of the Irish name Ó Leannáin, which means "descendant of Leannán". The given name Leannán means "lover". The name was borne by the musician John Lennon (1940-1980).

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