Italian form of Laelia, meaning unknown

Lelia Origin and Meaning

The name Lelia is girl's name of Italian, Latin origin.
A rare and delicate choice, Lelia is a modern variation of an ancient Roman family name. It came to Britain in the mid-nineteenth century, following the publication of George Sand's popular romantic novel titled Lelia in 1833.

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Famous People Named Lelia

  • Lelia GoldoniAmerican actress
  • Lelia DoolanIrish theater producer
  • Lelia Kasenia Foleyfirst black woman mayor in the U.S. (Taft, Oklahoma)
  • Lélia AbramoItalian,Brazilian actress
  • Lelia HallerAmerican ballerina

Lelia in Pop Culture

  • Latinfrom the Roman family name Laelius
  • 'Lélia" 1833 novel by George Sand