What does Leta mean?
Leta /le-ta/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leta is "gladly". Classical name from laete.
How popular is Leta?
Leta is a very popular first name for females (#991 out of 4276, Top 23%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#73659 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Leta for girls. Leta reached its top rank of #347 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Leta and related names. Letitia and Leda are the popular alternative forms of Leta listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4833%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Leda, Leta and Letitia becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Leta▼ is alike in pronunciation to Lata, Latia, Leota▼, Letoya, Letta, Letty and Lotta. Other suggested similar baby names are Beta, Lada, Lea▼, Ledah, Leia▲, Leida, Leith, Leitha, Lela▼, Lena▲, Leoda, Letha▼, Lethe, Lethia, Lexa, Leya, Leyda, Lida▼, Lyda▼, Meta▼, Neta▼, Peta, Reta▼, Veta and Zeta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Leta.