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Leia Meaning


What does Leia mean?

The name Leia is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Leia is "weary".

It is also of Hawaiian origin, where its meaning is "child of heaven".

Leia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lei-a.

The Given Name Leia

Leia is a variant of Leah. See Leah for further details.

Valiant and delightful, it is a name considered by many parents.

A wonderfully classic name.

A luminous name that will delight parents.

Leia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 296 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,114 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 282 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,154 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Leia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Leia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Leia to other names.

Leia Related Names

Leia is a variant of Leah.

Famous Leias

    Leia Numerology

    What will your new littleLeia 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 Leia are often anxious and delightful but most of all they are read more >>

    Leia Name Fun

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

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Leia.

    Just for fun, see the name Leia 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 Leia in Nautical Flags page.