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

What does the name Litha mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Litha

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from South Africa says the name Litha means "To illuminate, to shine, light" and is of Xhosa-African origin.
  • According to a user from Sri Lanka, the name Litha is of Persian or Iranian origin and means "Richness".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Litha means "Light, Revelation and insight" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Litha is of Anglo-Saxon origin and means "Navigable, Gentle".
  • A user from South Africa says the name Litha is of African origin and means "Sun".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit) and English

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  1. A pagan holiday and Wiccan Sabbat

Notable Persons Named Litha

Litha Fingo is a sports team member for the NMMU F.C.


Common last names for Litha

  • Smith
  • Davis

Fun Facts about the name Litha

  • How Popular is the name Litha? Litha is the 23,421st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Litha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 261 babies born with the first name Litha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Litha to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Litha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Litha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Litha is Sunday, July 19th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Litha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Litha was in 1915 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Litha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hitla. How do you pronounce that?

What Lithas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Litha born Nov 24, 1926

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 Mexico approximately on 925. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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