[ 2 syll. le-ta, let-a ] The baby girl name Leta is pronounced as LIY-Taa- †. Leta has its origins in the Latin and African-Swahili languages. It is used largely in the English language. From African-Swahili roots, its meaning is 'bring'.
Leta is a short form of the Greek, English, and Spanish Aleta.
Leta is also a derivative (English) of the English and French Laetitia.
See also the related category swahili.
Leta is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1905 with 0.032% of baby girls being given the name Leta. It was #343 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial decline in frequency since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. Among all girl names in its family, Leta was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Leta: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"