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Gender: Female Pronunciation: LEE-uh Origin of Lia: Italian variation of Leah Meaning of Leah: Hebrew, "weary" Lia's Popularity in 2017: #337

The name Lia is a girl's name of Italian, Russian origin. Lia is ranked #337 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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Used throughout Europe and in Hawaii, Lia sounds just like its mother name Leah, but looks particularly pretty on paper.

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Famous People Named Lia

Lia Neal, American Olympic swimmer
Lia Cirio, American ballerina
Lia Marie Johnson, American Youtuber
Francesca Lia Block, American novelist
Lia, Japanese singer-songwriter
Lia Andrea Aquino Ramos, Miss Philippines 2006
Lía Victoria Borrero González, Miss Panama and Miss International 1998
Lia Marika Boysen, Swedish actress
Lia Chang, American actress
Maria Michelina "Lia" Diaz de Rivera Cruz, Filipina TV presenter
Lia Dorana (born Beppy van Werven), Dutch actress
Lia Eibenschütz, German actress
Lia Eliava, Georgian actress
Lia Félix, French actress
Lia Ices, American singer-songwriter
Lia Knight, American radio host
Lia Williams, English actress
Olympia (Lia) Vissi, Cypriot singer-songwriter
Lia Shemtov, Israeli politician
Lia Sargent, American voice actress
Lia Purpura, American poet
Lia Mills, Irish novelist
Ofelia "Lia" Maivia, Samoan wrestling promoter and grandmother of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Lia O'Halloran, American child actress
Lia Fabregas (b. 2013), daughter of footballer Cesc Fabregas
Lia Rovira, Spanish rhythmic gymnast

Pop Culture References for the name Lia

Lia Overbrook, main character in Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Jezelia "Lia" of Morrighan, main character in the book series "The Remnant Chronicles" by Mary E. Pearson


Lia's International Variations

Liya (Russian)