Leia is a variant spelling of Leah (English, Hebrew, and Yiddish) in the English language.
Leia is also a variant of Leilani (English).
Leia is also a variant of Leya (English).
Leia is fairly popular as a baby name for girls, and it is also viewed as trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.039% of baby girls being given the name Leia. It ranked at #421 then. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Leia, Leah was the most widely used in 2015. It was used 7 times more than Leia in that year.
† Pronunciation for Leia: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"