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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Leta

Name: Leta
Pronunciation: \l(e)-ta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: gladly
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Leda, Letitia
Sounds Like: Lata, Leota, Letha, Letta
Variant forms: Leeta, Lita
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 991
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 82064


Leta \l(e)-ta\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Leta is "gladly". Classical name.

Leta has 2 variant forms: Leeta and Lita.

For more information, see also related names Leda and Letitia.

Baby names that sound like Leta are Lata, Leota, Letha and Letta.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Leta.


Leta is a very popular first name for women (#991 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#82064 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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