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What does Licia mean?

Licia Pronunciation of Licia as a girls' name is pronounced LEE-shah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Licia is "from Lycia". In ancient times, Lycia was a region of southwestern Asia Minor, and this place name is the source of Licia among Italian speakers. Nowadays, the English-speaking world considers the name as a short form of names like Alicia and Felicia.


ASSOCIATED WITH ancient (old)


VARIANTS Leecea, Leecia, Leesha, Lesia, Lisia

OTHER FORMS VIA ALICIA, FELICIA Alecia, Alica, Alisia, Allicia, Alycia, Elicia, Falicia, Filicia, Lecia, Leisha, Lesha

(female) Licil, ..

(male) Lice, ..

Licia Joanna (L.J.), ..

How popular is Licia?

Licia is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Licia is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Licia (NOT RANKED) are Alecia, Alica, Alicia (#391 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Alisia, Alycia, Elicia, Felicia, Lecia, Leisha, Lesha and Lesia. These relations of Licia reached the peak of their popularity in the 1980s (AVERAGE #1308) and are now much less widespread, with forms such as Alicia becoming less stylish. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alecia, Alicia, Alisia, Alycia, Elicia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Felicia, Lecia, Leisha, Lesha, Lesia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alica, Alicia, Felicia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Licia is pronounced similarly to Licha, Lichah, Lisha, Lucia, Lucza and Lycia. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Cacia, Cilia, Decia, Docia, Ginia, Gioia, Jinia, Jioia, Jocia, Kacia, Keicia, Kicia, Laci, Lacie, Lacina, Lakia, Lalia, Laticia, Leia, Leticia, Lexia, Lia, Liana, Lida, Lidia, Lidie, Lidija, Liesa, Ligia, Lila, Lili, Lilia, Lilian, Lilias, Lilie, Lina, Linda, Linna, Liora, Liri, Lisa, Lissa, Lita, Liva, Livia, Livija, Livya, Liya, Liza, Loria, Luci, Lucida, Lucie, Lucila, Lucina, Lucita, Lygia, Lyria, Lyricia, Lyvia, Nicia, Nidia, Nikia, Richia, Silia, Siria, Tricia, Vitia and Vivia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Licia.

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