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Girl Name: Lia

Name: Lia
Pronunciation: \lia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Leia, Lee, Lois, La-, Leya, Lilla, Lou, Lu
Variant forms: Leeya, Liya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1435
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 37525


Lia \lia\ as a girl's name is pronounced LEE-ah. It is of Latin origin. Short form of names like Amelia, Rosalia, and Evangelia "bringer of the gospel". Used as an independent name in Italy. See also Lea and Leah. Writer Lia Matera.

Lia has 2 variant forms: Leeya and Liya.

Baby names that sound like Lia are Leia, Lee, Lois, La-, Leya, Lilla, Lou and Lu.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Lia.


Lia is a very popular first name for women (#1435 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#37525 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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