Alelia Name Meaning & Origin
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."
- Personal experiences with the name Alelia
If I have a daughter I plan on naming her Alelia (Uh-lee-la) as well.
- Nicknames for Alelia
At least three people with connections to A'Lelia Walker have had the nickname LeLe.
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