Type Surname (from location)
Scripts Ленин(Russian)

Meaning & History

Surname adopted by the Russian revolutionary and founder of the former Soviet state Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), whose birth surname was Ulyanov. He probably adopted it from the name of the River Lena in Siberia.

Related Names

Given Name DescendantsNinel, Vladilen, Vladlen, Vladlena(Russian)

Entry added November 20, 2020