What does Leia mean?
Associated with: delicate (gentle).
(female) Leis, Lesa, ..
(male) Lelo, Lewig, .. Middle name pairings:
Leia Kaelynn (L.K.), ..
How popular is Leia?
Leia is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3491 out of 4276, Top 82%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Leia entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #421 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Leia (#421 last year) appearing in the Top 2000 are Leah (#36 last year), Lia (#329), Lea (#738), Lee and Leigh. Usage of these forms of Leia was widespread in 2010 (median #963) and is almost as conventional today (#920, 13% less usage), but with forms such as Leigh going out of style. Leia, Lia and Leah are three of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.
Leia▲ is alike in pronunciation to La-, Leeya, Leya, Liya, Lou▼ and Lu. Other recommended names are Afia, Alia▲, Aria▲, Asia▼, Betia, Celia▼, Denia, Gaia, Gia▲, Kaia▲, Lada, Laila▲, Lecia, Leda, Ledah, Leela, Leelia, Leeta, Leeza, Leiana, Leida, Leila▲, Leina, Leisa, Leisha, Leith, Lela▼, Lelia▼, Lellia, Lena▼, Lenae, Lenis, Lenna▼, Lenya, Leona▼, Lesha, Lesia, Lesya, Leta▼, Letta, Levina, Lexa, Lexia, Leyna, Liba, Lida▼, Ligia, Lila▲, Lilia▲, Lin, Lina, Lira, Lis, Liva, Livia▲, Liz▼, Loela, Lucia▲, Lula▼, Lura▼, Lyda▼, Lyna, Lysa, Lyza, Mia▲, Venia, Xenia, Zia and Zoia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leia.See names in meaning and etymology.