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Gender: Female Pronunciation: LAY-yeh Meaning of Leya: "the law; lion" Origin of Leya: Spanish; Hindi

The name Leya is a girl's name of Spanish, Hindi origin meaning "the law; lion". Leya and is often added to lists like Sparkling Summer Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

From the experts:

Leya is a simple, attractive multicultural choice, but with some teasing peril. The "Star Wars" princess spelled her name Leia.

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Famous People Named Leya

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Pop Culture References for the name Leya

Leia, Laia, Laya