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

Lelia Origin and Meaning

The name Lelia is a girl's name of Italian, Latin origin.

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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Leelia, Lellia, Leliah

Comments

Daiseymae Says:

2018-07-22T16:08:48

My cousin always had her name pronounced "Leel-ya" like Delia.

gildedfairyx Says:

2018-07-21T19:14:06

pronounced "lay-lee-uh", actually. Same as Laelia.

Daiseymae Says:

2015-04-19T23:29:45

i like it too.

Alicia1 Says:

2014-09-05T14:51:24

Pretty but, so hard to say.

Hypernym Says:

2014-03-21T06:16:03

This is my friends' name. I love it on her, it's also a family name. Wish there were more of them.

rabia_chrisden Says:

2014-02-11T00:36:10

I love this name so much. It's rarely heard and has a great sound to it. I like that it rhymes with Celia and Delia but it could easily get confused with Lilia or other names like that.