Meaning and Name Origin
Leticia \l(e)-ti-cia\ as a name for girls is a derivative of Latisha (American): a modern variant of the medieval name Letitia. Somewhat uncommon as a birth name for girls. See also Lakeisha and Tisha.
Leticia▼ has 23 more different forms via Latisha, Letitia: Laetitia, Laetizia, Latashia, Lateisha, Latesha, Latia, Latitia, Leda▼, Leta▼, Letha▼, Letice, Leticja, Letisha, Letizia, Letta, Lettice, Lettie▼, Lettisha, Lettitia, Letty, Letycja, Tish and Tisha▼.
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 popularity of Leticia for girls. Leticia entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #227 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Leticia and affiliated names. Lakeisha, Latisha, Leda, Leta, Letha, Letitia, Letta, Lettie and Tisha are the popular alternative forms of Leticia rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1880-1889 and has become much lower since, with versions like Letha, Leticia, Letitia, Lettie and Tisha becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)