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Meaning of Letitia

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The name Letitia has the following meaning:

Joy, gladness. It appeared in the form Lettice in medieval England. It is a rarely used today, and if chosen, would be in the latinized form "Letitia" rather than "Lettice" (perhaps also due to its similarity to the name of a vegetable).
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Letitia is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Letitia in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Letitia is pronounced as luh-tee-sheer


Letitia originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Letitia and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Letitia: Boys - Auston, Durand, Lawrence, Nero, Noble, Oral, Orel, Victor, Girls - Capitola, Coral, Dessie, Drusilla, Lorene, Marci, Marcy, Olivia, Vesta, Both genders - Maurice, Montana, Paul, Vernell


Popular Variants for the name Letitia: Laetitia, Lateisha, Latia, Latisha (English), Latitia, Lattice, Leticia (Portuguese), Letizia (Italian), Letja (Dutch), Letta, Lettie (Nickname), Letty (Nickname), Letycja, Ticha (Spanish)


Common nicknames for the name Letitia are: Lettie, Tish, Tisha


We think the name Letitia should fall under the following style category: Ladylike.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Letitia to be: A tall, exotic woman who is strong willed

In one word, you might describe Letitia as a(n) "strong-willed" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Letitia (or its variants) are:

Letitia Tyler, born on 12 November, a famous first lady. Letitia Tyler's background: She is the wife of America's tenth president, John Tyler. Though she had no formal education, she was a skilled manager of the family plantation.
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Lydia (132)
Layla (191)
Liliana (224)
Lindsay (234)
Lauryn (326)
Lexi (381)
Leilani (383)
Lisa (386)
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