What does Lia mean?
Lia /lia/ as a girls' name is pronounced LEE-ah. It is of Latin origin. Short form of names like Amelia, Rosalia, and Evangelia "bringer of the gospel". Used as an independent name in Italy. See also Lea and Leah. Writer Lia Matera.
Related girl name: Analia.Kreatif forms:
(female) Lauia, Loia, ..
(male) Liale, Lle, ..
How popular is Lia?
Lia is a very prominent first name for women (#1435 out of 4276, Top 34%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#37480 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Lia for girls. Lia was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #351 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is presently at #377. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Amelia (#15 from recent data), Amy (#148), Analia (#1092), Delia (#1147), Emma (#1), Lea (#677), Leah (#35), Lee, Leia (#509), Leigh, Liya, Malia (#345), Melia (#1779) and Rosalia (#1742) are the popular related forms of Lia (#377 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Lia reached its most widespread in the 1880s (usage of 5.4%) and is somewhat less today (usage 2.5%, 53.8% less). Emma is a perennial favorite, although Leah appears to be becoming a favorite too, while forms like Delia have lost favor.
Lia▲ is alike in pronunciation to La-, Leya, Lou▼ and Lu. Other suggested similar names are Gia▲, Kia▼, Lib, Liba, Lida▼, Lil, Lila▲, Lin, Lina, Lira, Lis, Lisa▼, Lita, Liv▲, Liva, Liz▼, Liza▼, Mia▲, Nia, Pia, Ria, Tia▼, Xia and Zia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lia.