Lelia: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lelia | Girls
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."
Looking for more name information? Get Name MatchMaker & more Expert name-finding tools!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Lelia? What are her siblings named?
Contribute your knowledge to the name Lelia
- Comments and insights on the name Lelia: | Edit
Italian Pronunciation: Ley-Lee-Ah.
- Personal experiences with the name Lelia: | Edit
My name is Lelia. I was named after my paternal grandmother. I only started to like my name at the age of 14 when I had to do research on it for an English assignment. Growing up, only a few people could pronounce it and so I had to get used to being called "Leila" or "Lila". It also gets misspelled a lot (like on checks and legal documents at work). Its okay name, I guess.
- Nicknames for Lelia: | Edit
- Meanings and history of the name Lelia: | Edit
The modern Italian version of Ancient Roman "Laelia." Laelia is also This is also the name of a type of flower, an orchid found in Mexico and Central America.
- Famous real-life people named Lelia: | Edit
St. Lelia, an Irish saint also known as saint Liadhain. Her feast day is August 11th.
- Lelia in song, story & screen: | Edit
- Share what you know!