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Leia /leia/ as a name for girls. Leia's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Leia means "delicate; weary". Leia is a variant form, with the suffix -ia, of Leah (Hebrew). Biblical: Jacob's first wife.


Leia has 4 variants: Lea, Lee, Leigh and Lia.

Kreatif forms: Laleia, Leiala, Leiasa. [more]

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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)

Presented below is the birth name history of Leia for girls. Leia entered the list in 2006 and reached its peak position of #509 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Leia and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Leia (#509 last year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Leah (#35 last year), Lia (#377), Lea (#677), Lee and Leigh. Usage of these forms of Leia was widespread during 1970-1979 (median #525) and is almost as conventional today (#599, 16% less), but with forms such as Lea falling out of style. Leia, Leah and Lia are three of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation, and there is also a rebound in birth name usage for Leah.

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

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

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Leia is alike in pronunciation to La-, Leeya, Leya, Liya, Lou and Lu. Other recommended similar baby 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.