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8k
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since 1880

Leia

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211k Leah (Hebrew)
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16k Lia (Italian)

How popular is the baby name Leia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1949 7 7 0
1950 5 5 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 17 17 0
1962 20 20 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 21 21 0
1965 31 31 0
1966 26 26 0
1967 35 35 0
1968 23 23 0
1969 19 19 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 29 29 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 21 21 0
1975 20 20 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 98 98 0
1978 156 156 0
1979 118 118 0
1980 162 162 0
1981 126 126 0
1982 99 99 0
1983 135 135 0
1984 94 94 0
1985 86 86 0
1986 70 70 0
1987 73 73 0
1988 66 66 0
1989 63 63 0
1990 69 69 0
1991 60 60 0
1992 67 67 0
1993 65 65 0
1994 48 48 0
1995 87 87 0
1996 65 65 0
1997 106 106 0
1998 94 94 0
1999 103 103 0
2000 123 123 0
2001 125 125 0
2002 152 152 0
2003 142 142 0
2004 160 160 0
2005 206 206 0
2006 272 272 0
2007 288 288 0
2008 292 292 0
2009 340 340 0
2010 323 323 0
2011 349 349 0
2012 419 419 0
2013 508 508 0
2014 605 605 0
2015 755 755 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Leia baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,558 babies born with the name Leia in the United States. That's more than enough Leias to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Leia" was in 2015 with a total of 755 babies.

According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leia" ranks #72 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 13 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of 755 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Leia popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Leia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Leia as well as things modernly associated with the name Leia such as celebrities named Leia.

Origin and Meaning of Leia

The name "Leia" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Weary". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Leia

Leia From Star Wars
Leia Organa
Leia Ronan
Leia Costume
Leia Force Awakens
Leia Kills Jabba
Leia Slave
Leia Warren

Alternative Meanings

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Aiel". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iela". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Leia born Mar 15, 1957

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 950. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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