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Gender: F Meaning of Leta: "glad, joyful" Origin of Leta: Latin

Leta has hipster cred as the daughter of cool mommy blogger Dooce. Related to the Greek mythological Leda, a great beauty who mothered another great beauty, Helen of Troy.

Famous People Named Leta

Laeta, second wife of Roman Emperor Gratian
Leta Stetter Hollingworth, American psychologist who studied exceptional children
Leta Lindley, American pro golfer
Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton, birth name of American actress and singer Dorothy Lamour

Pop Culture References for the name Leta

Possibly inspired by Latin laetus, meaning "glad" (making it a relative of Laetitia = "joy, happiness")

Lelita, Leeta, Lita