US Popularity:4256
Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Indian
Meaning:Loyal; Constellation Leo; Weary, tired; Cow
Leya is a girl-given name of multiple origins with several meanings worldwide. With Spanish roots, Leya directly translates to “loyal.” The name also commonly derives from the Hebrew name Leah translating to "weary" or “tired.” Whereas, in Tamil, many recognize Leya as the “constellation Leo.” Far away in the galaxy, Leya is a variant of the Star Wars heroine, Leia, which allows parents to pay homage to the princess while keeping its unique identity. Leia may be a rebellious and kind hero in Star Wars, but baby Leya can grow up with a loyal heart and be perfectly equipped to navigate life's ups and downs.

Leya Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Leya is currently #2436 on The Bump
Girl:Leya is currently #1688 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Leya is currently #4256 in U.S. births
Girl:Leya is currently #2378 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 240
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 203

  • Behind the Name, Leya, December 2007

  • Behind the Name, Leah, January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Leya

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