Lee: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lee

Lee

Pronunciation: LEE (key)

Origin of the name Lee:

Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English lēah (wood, clearing, meadow, en-closure): hence, "dweller in or near the wood or clearing."

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Lee Majors, actor from "The Six Million Dollar Man"
Lee Marvin, actor
Lee Iacocca, former CEO of Chrysler
Stan Lee, of comic book fame
Lee Pace, actor
Lee Elder, American pro golfer, best remembered as the first African-American to play in the Masters Tournament.
Lee Hazlewood, singer-songwriter
Lee Daniels, American film producer and director
Lee Trevino, American professional golfer
Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of John F. Kennedy

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Lee "Apollo" Odama - Battlestar Gallactica
Lee Jordan, Hogwarts' Quidditch commentator in the Harry Potter books
Lee Scoresby, character in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.

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