[ 2 syll. lia, li-a ] The baby girl name Lia is pronounced LIY-aa- †. Lia is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and it is used mainly in Dutch, English, Greek, Italian, Russian, French, German, Hebrew, and Portuguese.
Lia is a Dutch, English, Greek, Italian, and Russian pet form of the English, Greek, and Italian Evangelia.
Lia is also an English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, and Portuguese spelling variant of the English, Hebrew, and Yiddish Leah.
Lia is also an Italian pet form of the English, Italian, and Spanish Rosalia.
See also the related form, the Portuguese Analia.
Lia is popular as a baby name for girls. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.071% of baby girls were named Lia. Its ranking then was #246. Out of all girl names in its group, Lia was the 2nd most popular after Leah in 2018. Its use outnumbered Lia's by 4 times in that year.
† Pronunciation for Lia: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"