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Gender: Female Meaning of Leta: "glad, joyful" Origin of Leta: Latin

The name Leta is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "glad, joyful". Leta and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Leta has hipster cred as the daughter of cool mommy blogger Dooce. Related to the Greek mythological Leda, a great beauty who mothered another great beauty, Helen of Troy, Leta is a name that's as unique as it is historic: Only 14 baby girls were named Leta in the US last year, and 18 were named Leda. Pronunciation is lee-tah.

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babymagic Says:


Lee-tuh. I know more than one.

Chrisco Says:


In Ecclesiastical Latin it would be approximated to 'leh-tuh.' I believe the same goes for Classical, but I'm not sure.

abliss Says:


Is this Lee-tuh? Lay-tuh, Lee-tuh, Leh-tuh?