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Gender: Female Meaning of Laia: "sweet-speaking" Origin of Laia: Catalan diminutive of Eulalia

The name Laia is a girl's name of Spanish, Catalan origin meaning "sweet-speaking". Laia and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Creative Nicknames".

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Saint Eulalia was born in Spain and is the patron saint of Barcelona, so her name and its derivatives are popular throughout the land.

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Sapphire Says:


No, it’s pronounced lay-a

Lou Says:


I say Lie-a, because I say Maia, Naia, Kaia, etc. with the 'eye' sound, but I think it's actually supposed to be Lie-EE-a.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Is it pronounced Lay-uh or Lie-uh? Or some other way?

rabia_chrisden Says:


This name is super adorable & I absolutely love it