What does Lee mean?
Lee is often used as a middle name. Confederate General Robert E. Lee influenced the name in the 1950s. Actress Lee Remick; Princess Lee Radziwill.
Lee has 1 masculine form: Brylee.Kreatif forms: Leele, Leeli, Lelee. [more]
How popular is Lee?
Lee is a very popular first name for women (#341 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#22 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lee for girls. Lee reached its top position of #226 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular alternative forms of Lee are Ashley (#87 2 years ago), Beverly, Braylee (#537), Brylee (#468), Kaylee (#52), Lea (#677), Leah (#35), Leanna (#725), Leatrice and Leigh. These forms of Lee were popular during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4503%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.4017%, ▼10.8%). Leah is the longstanding favorite, although Brylee seems to be getting popular too, while forms such as Lea, Leanna, Leatrice, Lee and Leigh have become less popular. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Lee and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Lee▼ is pronounced similarly to La-, Leeya, Leia▲, Leya, Lia▲, Lou▼ and Lu. Other suggested similar baby names are Bee, Cee, Dee▼, Fee, Lene and Ree. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lee.