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Gender: F Pronunciation: LEEL-ya Origin of Lelia: Italian form of Laelia, meaning unknown Meaning of Eulalia: Greek, "sweet-speaking"

A rare and delicate choice, Lelia is a modern variation of an ancient Roman family name. It came to Britain in the mid-nineteenth century, following the publication of George Sand's popular romantic novel titled Lelia in 1833.

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Famous People Named Lelia

Lelia Goldoni, American actress
Lelia Doolan, Irish theater producer
Lelia Kasenia Foley, first black woman mayor in the U.S. (Taft, Oklahoma)
Lélia Abramo, Italian-Brazilian actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Lelia

Latin, from the Roman family name Laelius
'Lélia," 1833 novel by George Sand

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