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

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.

Famous People Named Leocadia

Saint Leocadia, patron saint of the Spanish city of Toledo, invoked against plague, martyred in the year 304
Leocadia Zak, American director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency

Pop Culture References for the name Leocadia

Leokadja Ciechowska, character from Night trains, by Barbara Wood

Leocadia's International Variations

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