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Meaning and Name Origin

Leta \l(e)-ta\ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leta is "gladly". Classical name from laete.


Variations

Leta has 2 variants: Leeta and Lita.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Leda and Letitia.


Popularity

Leta is a very popular first name for females (#991 out of 4276, Top 23%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#82064 out of 88799, Top 92%). (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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leta name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Leta and related names. Letitia and Leda are the popular alternative forms of Leta. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Letitia, Leta and Leda becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leda, Leta, Letitia 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, 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.

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