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What does Leese mean?

Leese Pronunciation of Leese [leese] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Leese is "noble, exalted". Leese is a variant form of Alice (Old German).

Associated with: noble, exalted.


Leese has 1 variant: Leece.

5 more relations via Alice: Aleece, Alise, Alyse, Lissa and Lyssa.

Creative forms:
(female) Leeice, Leeve, ..

(male) Leele, Leere, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leese Anabelle (L.A.), ..

How popular is Leese?

Leese is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#17001 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Alice (#87 in 2015), Alyse (#1689), Lyssa, Lissa and Alise are the popular related forms of Leese (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Aleece, are seldom used. These forms of Leese were popular as birth names during 1880-1889 (usage of 2.2%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.3%, 88% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alice, Alise, Alyse, Lissa, Lyssa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alice outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leese is pronounced similarly to Lace, Lies, Liese, Lis, Lise, Lize, Lois, Loise, Louise, Lowise, Loyce, Loyise, Luce, Luise, Lys and Lyse. Other recommended names are Aneese, Cerese, Denese, Deyse, Eleese, Jesse, Leasa, Lee, Leecea (see Licia), Leela, Leelee, Leena, Leeor, Leesa, Leesha, Leeta, Leeya, Leeza, Leisa, Leisel, Lenae, Lene, Leone, Lesy, Lethe, Lexie, Liesa, Liesel, Liesl, Reese and Terese. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leese.

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