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Type Surname (from location)
Scripts Ленин(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. LYEH-nyin

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 adapted it from the name of the River Lena in Siberia.