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What does Leticia mean?

Leticia Pronunciation of Leticia 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). Leticia is also a form of Letitia (Latin): Latin respelling of the name. See also Lakeisha, Tisha


ASSOCIATED WITH happiness (joy)


VARIANTS Letticia, Laticia

OTHER FORMS VIA LATISHA, LETITIA Laetitia, Laetizia, Latia, Latitia, Leta, Letha, Letice, Leticja, Letisha, Letizia, Letta, Lettice, Lettie, Lettisha, Lettitia, Letycja



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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)

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 #1627. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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?

Lakeisha, Latia, Laticia, Latisha, Leta, Letha, Letisha, Letitia, Letta, Lettie (#1792 VIA LATEST LIST) and Tisha are the popular alternative forms of Leticia (#1627). Adoption of these forms of Leticia was well-received among parents in the 1970s (ADOPTION OF 0.2%) 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-sounding 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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