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What does Leticia mean?

Leticia Pronunciation of 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) with the prefix Le-. Leticia is also a form of Letitia (Latin): Latin transcription of the name. See also Lakeisha and Tisha.

Associated with: happiness (joy).


Leticia has 2 variants: Laticia and Letticia.

Leticia has 16 more different relations via Latisha, Letitia: Laetitia, Laetizia, Latia, Latitia, Leta, Letha, Letice, Leticja, Letisha, Letizia, Letta, Lettice, Lettie, Lettisha, Lettitia and Letycja.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Letilia, Loticia, ..

(male) Letila, Letinie, ..

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)

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Leticia for girls. 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)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Leticia and affiliated 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leticia, Lakeisha, Latia, Laticia, Latisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leta, Letha, Letisha, Letitia, Letta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lettie, Tisha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested 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.

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