Leia - girls name

Leia name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Leia name meaning:

The name Leia is derived from various origins and carries multiple meanings. One of the most well-known meanings is its Hebrew origin, where it is believed to be a variant of the name Leah. In Hebrew, Leah means "weary" or "delicate." This interpretation suggests that individuals named Leia may possess a gentle and sensitive nature, or they may have experienced hardships in their lives that have shaped their character.

Leia is also associated with other meanings from different cultures. In Hawaiian, it means "child of heaven" or "heavenly flowers," emphasizing a sense of celestial beauty and purity. Additionally, in Latin, Leia means "lioness," symbolizing strength, courage, and leadership.

Overall, the name Leia encompasses a range of connotations, including weariness, delicacy, heavenly beauty, and strength. These various meanings offer a rich tapestry of characteristics that can be associated with individuals named Leia, showcasing qualities of grace, resilience, and power.

Origin: English


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Overall UK ranking: 407 out of 5581

109 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (339)

Historical popularity of Leia

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