Gender: Female Meaning of Liya: "I am with God" Origin of Liya: Hebrew

Liya Origin and Meaning

The name Liya is a girl's name of Hebrew, Russian origin meaning "I am with God".

The first name of Ethiopian supermodel Liya (pronounced like Leah) Kebede is also a Russian variation of Lia and Lily. Rather than using Liya, English speakers will do better to call a child Leah or Lia.

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spilledink Says:


Personally, I prefer this to Leah.

paulapuddephatt Says:


I think that Leah is by far the best spelling to use in English speaking countries. It is the most straightforward, traditional and, to me, prettiest spelling of this lovely name.