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 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 2017 with 0.061% of baby girls being given the name Leia. It ranked at #279 then. In 2018, it ranked at #296 with a usage of 0.060%. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Leia, Leah was the most widely used. It was used 4 times more than Leia in 2018.
† 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)"