Spelling variation of Leya

Leia Origin and Meaning

The name Leia is girl's name of Hindi origin.
This spelling variation of Leya was popularized by the Star Wars films, but is still firmly in the US Top 1000 many years later. This spelling is also probably preferred as it is clearer in pronunciation to the original Hindi name, Leya (which sometime gets pronounced Lee-ah).
# 299 in the US

Leia Rank in US Top 1000

Leia Popularity

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Famous People Named Leia

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Leia in Pop Culture

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