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Gender: Male Meaning of Lee: "pasture, meadow" Origin of Lee: English Lee's Popularity in 2018: #689

The name Lee is a boy's name of English origin meaning "pasture, meadow". Lee is ranked #689 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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A name that has a bit of a shouldn't-I-be-a-middle-name sound, though still in use as a first for both genders. Lee might be a good choice if you want something that sounds at once traditional yet modern, unisex but not newly-minted. And while it absolutely works as a first name, Lee is still one of the top middle names for boys.

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kenziexo Says:


Lee is a great name! It's very traditional and paired with a more edgy name, it's great! My son's second middle name is Lee. His father's middle name is Lee, and several family members on both sides have Lee in their name.