Leota Name Meaning & Origin
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This may be a name for a butterfly in another language.
Leota in old German means "of the people".
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This is a variation on the name of a woman who in union with Zeus, disguised as a swan, may have become the mother of Helen--the woman whose face allegedly launched the Trojan War.
Leota may be a type of butterfly.
My Grandmother had this name. It is the name of a small blue prairie flower in the Lakota Sioux language. All the people I've run into with this name were from the midwest/Black Hills region.
In Old German Leota means, "of the people." My grandmother's name was Leota and hers came from the Cherokee Language meaning a beautiful blue flower. Leota was a very popular name among American Indian tribes from the Plains Region. It was an honored name given to babies who were thought to be exceptionally beautiful.
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Leota Toombs, famous as the face of Madame Leota in the Haunted Mansion at Disney parks.
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