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What does Leelia mean?

Leelia Pronunciation of Leelia [leel-ia] as a girls' name has its root in Latin. Leelia is an alternate spelling of Lelia (Latin): clan name.


Leelia has 2 variants: Lellia and Lilia.

Creative forms:
(female) Leelda, Leelle, ..

(male) Leelle, Leello, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leelia Alessandra (L.A.), ..

How popular is Leelia?

Leelia is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Leelia is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Leelia (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Lilia (#958 from recent data) and Lelia. These forms of Leelia reached the apex of their popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now much less widespread. Lilia is more universally found than the rest, while Lelia is now less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lelia, Lilia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leelia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leelia is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Lailie, Lala, Lali, Laliah, Lalla, Lallie, Lalya, Layla, Lealie, Leelee, Leilah, Lelah, Leyla, Lili, Lilie, Lilla, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Loelia, Lola, Louella, Lula and Lyla. Other recommended names are Adelia, Amelia, Azelia, Bedelia, Belia, Cecelia, Ceilia, Celia, Cerelia, Clelia, Deelia, Delia, Emelia, Evelia, Fecelia, Geenia, Hellia, Keela, Keeli, Keelia, Lael, Lecia, Leena, Leesha, Leeya, Leeza, Leia, Lethia, Lexia, Lezlie, Meelia, Melia, Neecia, Needia, Neelya, Nelia, Odeelia (see Odelia), Odelia, Orelia, Ovelia, Pelia, Phelia, Seelia, Seeria, Selia, Teela, Uvelia, Veenia, Weslia and Xeenia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leelia.

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