Meaning and Name Origin
Lesia \l(e)-sia\ as a name for girls. Lesia's name origins are Old German and Latin, and the meaning of Lesia is "noble, exalted; from Lycia". Lesia is a derivative of Alicia (Old German): modern Latinate form of Alice. Lesia is also a form of Licia (Latin): in ancient times, Lycia was a region of southwestern Asia Minor, and this place name is the source of Licia among Italian speakers.
Lesia has 1 variant: Lisia.
Lesia has 33 more related forms via Alicia, Licia: Alecia▼, Aleecia, Aleesa, Aleesha, Aleeza, Aleisha, Alesha▼, Aleshia, Alesia, Alica, Alieshea, Alisa▼, Alisha▼, Alishia, Alisia, Alissa▼, Allicia, Allysa, Allyssha, Alycia▼, Alysa▼, Alysha▼, Alysia▼, Alyssa▲, Alyssia, Elicia, Elisha▼, Lecia, Leecea, Leecia, Leesha, Leisha and Lesha.
Lesia is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2312 out of 4276, Top 54%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lesia for girls. Lesia was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #746 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lesia and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Lesia ranked in the Top 1000 are Alyssa (#76 in 2014), Alicia (#341), Alissa (#855), Alisha (#895), Alisa (#936), Alesha, Alyssia, Alysia, Elisha, Alysa, Alesia, Alecia, Alycia, Alica and Alysha. Usage of these girl names reached its highest in the year 1990 and is now much lower, with versions like Alissa, Alisha, Alysha, Alysia and Alysa becoming somewhat outmoded. Alyssa (#76) and Alicia (#341) are two of the more fashionable girl names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lesia is pronounced similarly to Ligia and Lygia. Other suggested similar baby names are Cesia, Kesia, Lakia, Leasa, Leesa, Leeza, Leia▲, Leisa, Lelia▼, Lesy, Lesya, Lexa, Lexi▲, Lexia, Lexie▲, Lexya, Liesa, Liesja, Lisa▼, Lisha, Lissa, Lucia▲, Lusa, Lusca, Lycia, Lysa, Lyssa and Tesia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lesia.