What does Leticia mean?
Leticia \l(e)-ti-cia\ as a name for girls. Leticia's roots are American and Latin, and the meaning of the name Leticia is "happiness; joy". Leticia is a derivative of Latisha (American, Latin). Leticia is also a form of Letitia (Latin): Latin form of the name. 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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
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. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3119%) and has become much lower since, with versions like Letha, Leticia, Letitia, Lettie and Tisha becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)