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Gender: Female Pronunciation: lat-TEET-zee-ah Meaning of Letizia: "gladness" Origin of Letizia: Italian variation of Letitia

The name Letizia is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "gladness". Letizia and is often added to lists like Italian Baby Girl Names Beyond Rosa & Rosetta and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Letizia is a pretty Latin variation of Letitia; it's one of those Italian names for girls that makes the more familiar version feel less prissy and more appealing. Letizia was the first name of Napoleon's mother.

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Famous People Named Letizia

Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, Queen consort of Felipe VI of Spain
(Maria) Letizia Ramolino, mother of Napoleon I of France
Letizia Moratti, Italian politician, former mayor of Milan
Letizia Ciampa, Italian voice actress
Letizia Bertoni, Italian hurdler
Letizia Battaglia, Italian photographer
Letizia Quaranta, Italian actress
Letizia Oliva, birth name of Tiziana Rivale, Italian singer
Maria Letizia Bonaparte (born Marie Laetitia Eugénie Catherine Adélaïde), Duchess of Aosta; daughter of Prince Napoléon; grand-niece of Napoleon I

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