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Olivia Musembi
By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 18 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
✔️ Fact Checked by Sivaguru Ayyadurai (Chief Content Creator)

Gender: Unisex

Origin: English

Meaning: Moss-like plant that grow...

Pronunciation: LY-kun, /ˈlaɪkən/, L AY K AH N

Popularity Rank: #174,429

On this page:

  • 1. Lichen Meaning
  • 2. Lichen Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Lichen
  • 4. Translations of Lichen
  • 5. Lichen Name Popularity
  • 6. Lichen Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Lichen

Lichen Meaning

Derived from the Old English word 'līcgean' meaning to lie down, referring to the moss-like plant that grows on rocks or trees in damp environments.

Lichen also means "Moss-like plant that grows on rocks or trees".

Lichen is commonly found in Israel, Malaysia, United States of America, and 25 more countries.

Lichen Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: LY-kun

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈlaɪkən/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: L AY K AH N

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Lichen

Lichen Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Lichen is recorded 115 times globally, ranking it as the 174,429th most common name worldwide.

Lichen is most prevalent in Israel, with 16 occurrences, making it the 13,903th most popular name in the country.

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Lichen Name Poster

Lichen Name Poster

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