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Meaning and name origin

Leia \leia\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Leia is "delicate; weary". Leia is a variant of Leah (Hebrew); biblical: Jacob's first wife, the mother of Dinah and six of Jacob's twelve sons.

Leia has 4 variant forms: Lea, Lee, Leigh, Lia.


Leia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3491 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leia for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leia name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Leia and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lea, Leah, Lee, Leia, Leigh and Lia. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lea, Leah, Lee, Leia, Leigh, Lia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lea, Leah, Leia, Lia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leia is also pronounced similarly to Leeya, Leya and Liya. Other suggested similar baby names are Lecia, Leda, Leida, Leila, Leina, Leisa, Lela, Lelia, Lena, Lesia, Leta, Lexa and Lexia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leia.


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