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Lee Meaning


What does Lee mean?

The name Lee is of English origin.

The meaning of Lee is "clearing, meadow".

Lee is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Lee.

The Given Name Lee

Lee is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A wonderfully classic name.

Lee is also great as a middle name.

Lee falls into the flower name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Lee Bum young, and Lee Grant.

Lee Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 5,206 in baby name popularity for girls with 25 occurrences. It ranked 689 in baby name popularity for boys with 350 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,931 in baby name popularity for girls with 21 occurrences. It ranked 680 in baby name popularity for boys with 366 occurrences.

Want to see how Lee sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Lee Name Popularity Page.

Lee Related Names

Variants of the name Lee include Leigh.

Famous Lees

  • Lee ~ 2 storms
  • Lee Bum young ~ Soccer Player
  • Lee Grant ~ Actress
  • Lee Jordan ~ Harry Potter character
  • Lee Marvin ~ Actor
  • Lee Pace ~ Actor
  • Lee Roy Selmon ~ Football Player
  • Lee Strasberg ~ Actor
  • Lee Tsung Dao ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1957
  • Lee Van Cleef ~ Actor

Lee Numerology

What will your new littleLee be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Lee are often remarkable and pleasing but most of all they are read more >>

Lee Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Lee in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Lee.

Just for fun, see the name Lee in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lee in Nautical Flags page.