Leiah

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Leiah

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Alt. Meaning

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 5 5 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 14 14 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 7 7 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 12 12 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 11 11 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 11 11 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 8 8 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 21 21 0
2003 25 25 0
2004 30 30 0
2005 44 44 0
2006 42 42 0
2007 42 42 0
2008 42 42 0
2009 47 47 0
2010 69 69 0
2011 51 51 0
2012 78 78 0
2013 61 61 0
2014 43 43 0
2015 50 50 0
2016 63 63 0
2017 56 56 0

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Popularity of Leiah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Leiah

  • How Popular is the name Leiah? Leiah is the 10,163rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Leiah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,063 babies born with the first name Leiah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Leiah to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Leiah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Leiah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Leiah is Friday, February 4th, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Leiah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Leiah was in 2012 with a total of 78 babies.
  • Random Leiah Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Leiah is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Leiah: Your name in reverse order is Haiel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lieha. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Leiah born May 19, 1976

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).