What does Leticia mean?
Leticia [leti-cia] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Leticia is "happiness; joy". Leticia is a version of Latisha (American, Latin). Leticia is also a form of Letitia (Latin): Latin transcription of the name. See also Lakeisha and Tisha.
Associated with: happiness (joy).
(female) Latcia, Loticia, ..
(male) Letila, Letinie, .. Middle name pairings:
Leticia Selena (L.S.), ..
How popular is Leticia?
Leticia is a very prominent first name for females (#386 out of 4276, Top 9%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Leticia entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #259 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is presently at #1476. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Lakeisha, Latia, Laticia, Latisha, Leta, Letha, Letisha, Letitia, Letta, Lettie (#1946 via latest list) and Tisha are the popular alternative forms of Leticia (#1476 via latest list). Adoption of these forms of Leticia was well-received among parents in the 1970s (adoption of 0.14%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.01%, 92.9% less), with versions like Lettie becoming less trendy.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alicia▼, Attilia, Belicia, Benicia, Bernicia, Bethia, Betia, Catricia, Ceilia, Celicia, Cericia, Cilicia, Dalicia, Decia, Delicia, Felicia▼, Filicia, Gelilia, Genisia, Janicia, Jesscia (see Jessica), Jessicia, Kanicia, Kecia, Keicia, Kekilia, Ketzia, Kicia, Kinicia, Lakicia, Latina, Latricia, Lavinia▼, Lecia, Lecrecia, Leecea (see Licia), Leecia, Leelia, Leia▲, Leila▲, Leithia, Lekisha, Lelia▼, Lellia, Lenice, Leonia, Lerissa, Lethia, Levina, Levinia, Lexia, Licia, Lidia, Ligia, Lisia, Livia▲, Livinia, Lucilia, Luvinia, Lycia, Lyrica, Lyricia, Maricia, Melicia, Mellicia, Mercia, Netia, Nettia, Patricia▼, Petunia, Reginia, Sesilia, Tenicia, Venecia and Venicia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leticia.See names in meaning and etymology.