Alelia Name Meaning & Origin

Alelia

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Lelia:

Contracted variant of Eulalia, a compound name composed of the Greek elements eu (well, good, fair) and lalein (to talk): hence, "well-spoken."

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The most famous person with this name is A'Lelia Walker, daughter of entrepreneur, Madam C. J. Walker. Born on June 6, 1885, her name originally was Lelia, but she added the A' during the spring of 1923 several months after a trip to Europe, Africa and the Middle East. (I'm her great-granddaughter and have the same name as did my mother. We pronounce it "Ah-leel-ya."

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If I have a daughter I plan on naming her Alelia (Uh-lee-la) as well.

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At least three people with connections to A'Lelia Walker have had the nickname LeLe.

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