What does Leith mean?
Leith [lei-th] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Leith) is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Leith is "broad river". The variant spelling Lethe, is the river of forgetfulness in Greek mythology.
ASSOCIATED WITH scottish, gaelic, river, greek, mythology
VARIANTS Leithe, Lethe
ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA LETHE Leitha, Leithia, LethiaCREATIVE FORMS
(female) Laith, Liath, ..
(male) Leig, Leiny, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Leith Carlie (L.C.), ..
How popular is Leith?
Leith is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#12976 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)
Which version is better?
with its variant forms and related girl names. Lethia
are the popular varying forms of Leith (OUTSIDE TOP 2000)
. These relations of Leith were popular as birth names in the 1900s. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Beth▼, Edith▼, Faith, Heath, Jeth, Kerith, Leah▲, Ledah, Leeta, Leia▲, Leida, Leigh▼, Leila▲, Leilah, Leina, Leisa, Leisha, Lelah▼, Lenah, Lenita, Leota▼, Leta▼, Letha▼, Letta, Letty, Lezith, Lilith▲, Lita and Urith. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leith.See names in meaning and etymology.