Meaning and name origin
Leticia \l(e)-ti-cia\ as a girl's name is of American and Latin origin. Leticia is a variant of Latisha (American): a modern variant of the medieval name Letitia (Latin) "happiness". See also Lakeisha and Tisha.
Leticia is a very popular first name for females (#386 out of 4276, Top 9%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leticia for girls. Leticia reached its highest rank of #227 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Leticia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tisha, Letitia, Leticia, Latisha and Lakeisha. (2014 statistics).
Leticia▼ is also pronounced similarly to Laetitia, Latitia, Letisha and Lettitia. Other suggested similar baby names are Laetizia, Letice, Leticja, Letizia and Letycja. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leticia.