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Leocadia

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Gender: Female Pronunciation: lee-o-kay-dee-ah Meaning of Leocadia: "splendid brightness" Origin of Leocadia: Spanish

The name Leocadia is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "splendid brightness". Leocadia and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Leocadia marries a mix of sounds: the strength of a lion, with a rhythmic Latin ending.

St. Leocadia was an early martyred Spanish saint, and "La Leocadia" is a famous Goya painting of Leocadia Weiss, the artist's maid and caretaker.

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Leocadia's International Variations

Llogaia (Catalan) Elocadia, Liocadia, Lacadia, Leokadia, Eleocaisa (Spanish) Laocadia (Portuguese)

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livialucille Says:

2018-11-09T03:42:30

Have been obsessed with this name for years at this point. Thank you, Nameberry.

snowsbeloved Says:

2016-06-14T05:40:29

Such a cool name! Not my style but wow! Why name your kid Emma when there's exciting names out there like this?!?

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-12-10T05:13:44

Stunning.

RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-12-10T00:13:36

Really pretty!

Eva Thyssen Says:

2015-11-15T13:50:17

The actual pronounciation is lay-o-CA-dee-a, the second and third A pronounced as the A in Car.

Rosalina_Winter Says:

2015-09-06T21:59:21

How about Dia? Or perhaps even Lia?

mermuse Says:

2015-05-05T15:54:39

What about "Lady"?

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2015-05-01T16:30:45

Love it!

AldabellaxWulfe Says:

2015-03-07T15:48:04

I am so obsessed with this name but there's no way I could ever use it. The fear of it being shortened to the preppy and modern "Cadie" or, even worse, the out-right masculine "Leo" has scared me away from this option time and time again. But it's just so beautiful and rare and stunning that I keep crawling back to it. If only there was a way to use it without the nicknames getting involved! :(