Leslie Funai in the US

  1. #31,666,850 Leslie Fulsome
  2. #31,666,851 Leslie Fults
  3. #31,666,852 Leslie Fumagall
  4. #31,666,853 Leslie Fumarola
  5. #31,666,854 Leslie Funai
  6. #31,666,855 Leslie Funck
  7. #31,666,856 Leslie Funda
  8. #31,666,857 Leslie Fundine
  9. #31,666,858 Leslie Fundis
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Meaning & Origins

Transferred use of the Scottish surname derived from the lands of Lesslyn in Aberdeenshire (a place name perhaps named in Gaelic as leas cuilinn ‘garden of hollies’). Surnames and clan names have been used as given names more readily and from an earlier date in Scotland than elsewhere, and this is the name of an ancient family, who in the 14th and 15th centuries were close associates of the Scottish royal house of Stewart and who have held the earldom of Rothes since 1457. The British film actor Leslie Howard (1890–1943), who was of Hungarian origin, had a considerable influence on the popularity of the name, especially in the United States, where he appeared in Gone with the Wind (1939). A famous female bearer is the French film actress Leslie Caron (b. 1931).
154th in the U.S.
Japanese: written with the characters for ‘boat’ and ‘well’, the name is more common in western Japan. It may possibly derive from the city of Funai, formerly the capital of Bungo (now Ōita prefecture), but the city's name is written with characters meaning ‘seat of government’.
62,324th in the U.S.

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