Meaning and name origin
Leida \le(i)-da\ as a girl's name is of Greek and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Leida is "loved by the people". Leida is a variant of Leda (Greek): possibly short form of Letitia (Latin) "joy, happiness". Also a variant of Lida (Slavic): also a variant of Leda.
Leida is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4044 out of 4276, Top 95%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Leida is also pronounced similarly to Lada, Laidy, Lauda, Ledah, Leoda, Lidia▼, Loida and Loyda. Other suggested similar baby names are Heida, Leeta, Leia▲, Leila▲, Leina, Leisa, Leith, Leitha, Lenda, Leota▼, Leta▼, Letha▼, Letta, Lita, Reida and Veida. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leida.