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Leticia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Joy
  • #1081 All Time
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How popular is the name "Leticia" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 5 5 0
1917 8 8 0
1919 6 6 0
1920 9 9 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 7 7 0
1927 7 7 0
1928 7 7 0
1929 12 12 0
1930 11 11 0
1931 12 12 0
1932 11 11 0
1933 12 12 0
1934 17 17 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 15 15 0
1937 16 16 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 16 16 0
1940 28 28 0
1941 21 21 0
1942 24 24 0
1943 19 19 0
1944 26 26 0
1945 28 28 0
1946 41 41 0
1947 44 44 0
1948 57 57 0
1949 64 64 0
1950 108 108 0
1951 148 148 0
1952 234 234 0
1953 308 308 0
1954 327 327 0
1955 401 401 0
1956 477 477 0
1957 539 539 0
1958 557 557 0
1959 602 602 0
1960 783 773 10
1961 876 869 7
1962 789 789 0
1963 800 800 0
1964 843 843 0
1965 786 786 0
1966 849 842 7
1967 765 765 0
1968 857 852 5
1969 997 990 7
1970 979 973 6
1971 1,051 1,051 0
1972 1,068 1,053 15
1973 993 985 8
1974 1,029 1,017 12
1975 982 977 5
1976 1,041 1,036 5
1977 1,027 1,020 7
1978 1,024 1,019 5
1979 1,030 1,018 12
1980 1,078 1,069 9
1981 1,043 1,036 7
1982 975 966 9
1983 850 842 8
1984 761 752 9
1985 793 784 9
1986 682 671 11
1987 693 693 0
1988 691 681 10
1989 667 661 6
1990 792 781 11
1991 651 651 0
1992 858 849 9
1993 677 671 6
1994 649 649 0
1995 587 587 0
1996 547 547 0
1997 543 543 0
1998 541 541 0
1999 475 475 0
2000 468 468 0
2001 461 461 0
2002 391 391 0
2003 376 376 0
2004 353 353 0
2005 331 331 0
2006 342 342 0
2007 269 269 0
2008 271 271 0
2009 238 238 0
2010 231 231 0
2011 166 166 0
2012 169 169 0
2013 153 153 0
2014 159 159 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Leticia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41,751 babies born with the name Leticia in the United States. That's more than enough Leticias to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Leticia" was in 1980 with a total of 1,069 babies. (That's a lot of baby Leticias)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Leticia" ranks #63 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 408 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 876 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Leticia popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Leticia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Leticia

The name "Leticia" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Joy". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Leticia Calderón

Leticia Calderón is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1983 to present. Leticia was born in 1968 as Carmen Leticia Calderon Leon in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.

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Leticia Birkheuer

Leticia Birkheuer is a model. Leticia was born in 1978.

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Leticia Perdigón

Leticia Perdigón is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1973 to present. Leticia was born in 1956 as Guadalupe Leticia Perdigon Labrador in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Leticia Brédice

Leticia was born in 1972 as Leticia Marcela Bredice in Buenos Aires City , Argentina.

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Leticia Cline

Leticia Cline is a professional wrestler. Leticia was born in 1978 in Glasgow, Kentucky.

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Alternative Meanings

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Aicitel". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Itiealc". 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 Leticia born Oct 5, 1931

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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