[ 3 syll. la-to-ya, lat-oya ] The baby girl name Latoya is pronounced as LAA-TOW-Yaa- †. Latoya is primarily used in the English language and its language of origin is English-American. The name is a modern coinage from the popular prefix 'La-' combined with the name Toya. It is popular among Afro-Americans and is best known from La Toya Jackson (1956-), the singer and sister of Michael Jackson.
Latoya is a form of the English name Latonya.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Latoya.
Latoya is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1984 with 0.280% of baby girls being given the name Latoya. It had a ranking of #60 then. The baby name has experienced a substantial fall in frequency since then, and is now of irregular use. Among all girl names in its family, Latoya was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Latoya include La Toya, Lalita, LaToya, Latoyia, Laudyne, Leotey, Leotie, Leticia, Lidewij, Lidiya, Lolita, Louetta, Lucía, Luetta, Lydia, Lynnet, Lolotea, Ladi, Lady, and Laidey.
† Pronunciation for Latoya: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"