Letitia

First Name
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Letitia

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     French
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     Latin
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from South Africa says the name Letitia means "Joy happiness bring colors and beauty" and is of French origin.
  • According to a user from South Carolina, United States, the name Letitia is of Latin origin and means "Letitia is the Latin word for joy.".
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Name of an obscure Spanish saint, Leticia, from Latin laetitia "gladness".

  1. A female given name popular in medieval England; rather rare today.

Notable Persons Named Letitia

Letitia Dean is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Letitia was given the name Letitia Jane Dean on November 14th, 1967 in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England, UK.

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Letitia Tyler was a First Lady of the United States and Second Lady of the United States. Letitia was born on November 12th, 1790 in Cedar Grove (Providence Forge, Virginia). She died on September 10th, 1842.

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Letitia James is a Member of the New York City Council, from the 35th District, 4th New York City Public Advocate, and Member of theNew York City Council. Letitia was born on October 18th, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Letitia Baldrige was a public relations, senior management, etiquette, and expert. Letitia was born on February 9th, 1926 in Miami, Florida, U.S. She breathed her last breath on October 29th, 2012.

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Letitia Elizabeth Landon was a writer. Letitia was born on August 14th, 1802 in Chelsea, London. Letitia is also known as Letitia Elizabeth Maclean. She left this life on October 15th, 1838.

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Letitia Long is a 5th Director of theNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, and Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Letitia is also known as Tish.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 22 22 0
1881 19 19 0
1882 19 19 0
1883 23 23 0
1884 20 20 0
1885 18 18 0
1886 25 25 0
1887 29 29 0
1888 26 26 0
1889 25 25 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 23 23 0
1892 28 28 0
1893 32 32 0
1894 37 37 0
1895 29 29 0
1896 31 31 0
1897 23 23 0
1898 29 29 0
1899 29 29 0
1900 30 30 0
1901 18 18 0
1902 28 28 0
1903 23 23 0
1904 21 21 0
1905 27 27 0
1906 25 25 0
1907 24 24 0
1908 20 20 0
1909 19 19 0
1910 30 30 0
1911 34 34 0
1912 38 38 0
1913 49 49 0
1914 76 76 0
1915 70 70 0
1916 77 77 0
1917 59 59 0
1918 56 56 0
1919 54 54 0
1920 59 59 0
1921 54 54 0
1922 61 61 0
1923 61 61 0
1924 73 73 0
1925 58 58 0
1926 52 52 0
1927 61 61 0
1928 53 53 0
1929 46 46 0
1930 64 64 0
1931 39 39 0
1932 71 71 0
1933 56 56 0
1934 63 63 0
1935 57 57 0
1936 62 62 0
1937 71 71 0
1938 64 64 0
1939 63 63 0
1940 90 90 0
1941 106 106 0
1942 89 89 0
1943 84 84 0
1944 72 72 0
1945 76 76 0
1946 83 83 0
1947 94 94 0
1948 100 100 0
1949 112 112 0
1950 118 118 0
1951 111 111 0
1952 93 93 0
1953 115 115 0
1954 115 115 0
1955 118 118 0
1956 107 107 0
1957 132 132 0
1958 148 148 0
1959 148 148 0
1960 201 201 0
1961 299 299 0
1962 255 255 0
1963 272 272 0
1964 329 329 0
1965 281 281 0
1966 281 281 0
1967 254 254 0
1968 234 234 0
1969 239 239 0
1970 247 247 0
1971 301 301 0
1972 247 247 0
1973 278 278 0
1974 262 262 0
1975 262 262 0
1976 230 230 0
1977 230 230 0
1978 231 231 0
1979 194 194 0
1980 184 184 0
1981 150 150 0
1982 176 176 0
1983 136 136 0
1984 103 103 0
1985 107 107 0
1986 93 93 0
1987 93 93 0
1988 90 90 0
1989 69 69 0
1990 76 76 0
1991 64 64 0
1992 61 61 0
1993 42 42 0
1994 39 39 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 27 27 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 11 11 0
2004 9 9 0
2005 5 5 0
2006 5 5 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 6 6 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 5 5 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Letitia

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Letitia as a first name

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Common last names for Letitia

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  • Turner
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Fun Facts about the name Letitia

  • How Popular is the name Letitia? Letitia is the 2,323rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Letitia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,383 babies born with the first name Letitia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Letitia to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Letitia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • When was Letitia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Letitia is Thursday, April 28th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Letitia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Letitia was in 1964 with a total of 329 babies.
  • Random Letitia Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Letitia is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 16 babies in California have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Letitia: Your name in reverse order is Aititel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ettiial. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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