"pasture, meadow"

Lee Origin and Meaning

The name Lee is both a boy's name and a girl's name of English origin meaning "pasture, meadow".
The original brief, breezy name is somewhat out of favor now even as a middle name. The Leigh spelling has more substance and is more identifiable as female.

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Famous People Named Lee

  • (Caroline) Lee (Bouvier) Radziwillyounger sister of U.S. First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis
  • Lee Ann RemickAmerican actress
  • Lee Grant (born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal)American actress
  • Lee Ann Meriwetheractress and Miss America 1955
  • Lena "Lee" KrasnerAmerican painter, wife of painter Jackson Pollock
  • Ashley Rose "Lee" NewtonAmerican actress, comedian and YouTube personality
  • Elizabeth "Lee" MillerLady Penrose, American photographer and model
  • Lee WileyAmerican jazz singer
  • Lee McKenzieBritish TV sportscaster
  • Lee AlexanderScottish football player
  • Liv Lee North (b.2017)daughter of Jon and Jessica North
  • Aoki Lee Simmonsdaughter of American model Kimora Lee Simmons
  • (Nelle) Harper LeeAmerican novelist
  • Li Lykke Timotej Zachrisson aka Lykke LiSwedish singer,songwriter

Lee in Pop Culture

  • Lee Singcharacter in Barbara Kingsolver's "The Pearl"
  • Lee Singhcharacter in the "Sims" series
  • Lee Kankerantagonist of "Ed, Edd n Eddy"
  • "Christie Lee" song by Billy Joel; inspired by ex,wife Christine Lee "Christie" Brinkley