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Leia - Meaning of Leia

What does Leia mean?

Meaning of the name LeiaLeahLeilaniLiaLeaLeylaLeyaLeilaneaLealaniLeiloniLéaLaylaniLeeLiyahLeathaLeahaLeighaLeighahLailanieLalanieLeigh

[ 2 syll. le-ia, lei-a ] The baby girl name Leia is pronounced as LEY-aa- or LIY-aa- †. Leia is of Hebrew, Hawaiian, and Spanish origin, and it is used mainly in the English language.

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).

See also the related categories, spanish and hawaiian.

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 2016 with 0.052% of baby girls being given the name Leia. It ranked at #321 then. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Leia, Leah was the most widely used in 2016. It was used 5 times more than Leia in that year.

Baby names that sound like Leia include Laya, Leya, Lia, Lael, Laele, Laelle, Laily, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lallie, Lally, Lalo, Laloe, Laylee, Layli, Laylie, Lea, Leela, and Leelee.

† 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)"

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