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What does Leta mean?

Leta Pronunciation of Leta [le-ta] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leta is "gladly". Classical name from laete.

Associated with: classical (medieval).


Leta has 2 variants: Leeta and Lita.

Affiliated girl names: Leda and Letitia.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Loita, Lota, ..

(male) Leli, Letali, ..

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. Demographics)

Charted below is the birth name history 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. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leta name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the history of Leta and related names. Lita, Letitia, Leeta and Leda are the popular alternative forms of Leta listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Leta reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (median #1022).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leta, Leda, Leeta, Letitia, Lita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Leta is alike in pronunciation to Lata, Latia, Latoia, Latoya, Leota, Letoya, Letta, Lettee, Lettie, Letty, Lotie, Lotta, Lotti and Lotty. Other suggested similar 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.