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Lee meaning and name origin

Lee \lee\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Lee), is pronounced lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Lee is "meadow or pasture". Lee is often chosen as a middle name. Confederate General Robert E. Lee influenced the name in the 1950s. Actress Lee Remick; Princess Lee Radziwill.

Lee has 2 variant forms: Lea and Leigh.

For more information, see also related names Auralee, Jenilee, Kaylee, Leanna, Leatrice, Ashley, Beverly and Leah.

Lee is also pronounced similarly to La-, Leeya, Leia, Leya, Lia, Lou and Lu. Other suggested similar baby names are Bee, Cee, Dee, Fee, Lene and Ree.

View a list of the 21 names that reference Lee.

Popularity of Lee

Lee is a very popular first name for females (#341 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#24 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lee name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lee with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Lee name in U.S.
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