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Leni as a nickname

(12 Posts)
Alioco Tue 12-Jul-11 12:48:09

What else could this be short for? (Other than Helene or Helena)

AKMD Tue 12-Jul-11 12:50:48

Eleanor?

minipie Tue 12-Jul-11 12:59:35

Madeleine?

Selene?

bruffin Tue 12-Jul-11 13:08:59

Eleni
Leonora

titchy Tue 12-Jul-11 13:09:23

Magdeleine usually.

LunaticFringe Tue 12-Jul-11 13:16:51

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PaperBank Tue 12-Jul-11 14:19:34

Eleni
Marleni

hulabula Tue 12-Jul-11 14:28:13

I know a Leonora who sometimes gets called Leni (she's German).

I've a friend whose daughter is Lena, short for Magdalena. Leni Riefenstahl, though, iirc, was Helene.

swash Tue 12-Jul-11 16:24:36

Helena
Milena

Ihavewelliesbuttheyrenotgreen Tue 12-Jul-11 16:34:05

Elena and yes I think that is correct re Kylie/Charlene

NormanTheForeman Tue 12-Jul-11 16:45:53

I would have thought Helena, Madeleine or Leonora/Lenore

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