US Popularity:471
Meaning:Weary, tired
Despite being popularized by the Star Wars character, Princess Leia, this name doesn’t have its origins in a galaxy far far away. Instead, it’s of Hebrew origin and means “weary” or “tired.” The name also features in the Old Testament as the elder sister of Rachel and the first wife of Jacob. Other variations of this name include Leya or Laya. Whether you’re a fan of the Star Wars franchise or just looking for a beautiful name beginning with L, Leia is a fitting choice.

Leia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Leia is currently #467 on The Bump
Girl:Leia is currently #340 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Leia is currently #471 in U.S. births
Girl:Leia is currently #211 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 45
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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