Updated February 15, 2024

Table of contents

Find Baby Names

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Weary
  • Old English : Glade
  • Gaelic : Poet
  • English : Sheltered from the storm
  • Irish : Poetic
  • Chinese : Plum
  • Scottish : Dweller in the gray castle
  • Old English : Small meadow

Girl name variations

Leah

Leah

- 40% this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Lea

Lea

- 5% this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Lia

Lia

+ 19% this year
Feminine
Common
READ MORE DETAILS
Liah

Liah

+ 14% this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leatrice

Leatrice

0 % this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leigh

Leigh

- 11% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leanne

Leanne

+ 14% this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leeanne

Leeanne

+ 56% this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leigh Anne

Leigh Anne

0 % this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Li

Li

- 14% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Ly

Ly

+ 60% this year
Feminine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leslie

Leslie

- 5% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Lesley

Lesley

+ 28% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Lesly

Lesly

+ 23% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Les

Les

+ 60% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Glade
  • Gaelic : Poet
  • Chinese : Plum
  • Old French : The king
  • English : English moor; meadow; Outdoors loving
  • Old English : Dweller by the deer meadow

Boy name variations

Leigh

Leigh

- 11% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leroy

Leroy

+ 11% this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Leroi

Leroi

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Roy

Roy

- 2% this year
Masculine
Uncommon
READ MORE DETAILS
Morley

Morley

+ 60% this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
More

More

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Morlee

Morlee

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Morly

Morly

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Morrs

Morrs

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Morleigh

Morleigh

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Morry

Morry

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Morrie

Morrie

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Raleigh

Raleigh

- 9% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Rawley

Rawley

+ 64% this year
Neutral
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Rawly

Rawly

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS
Rawls

Rawls

0 % this year
Masculine
Rare
READ MORE DETAILS

How Popular Is The Name Lee

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.
  • English : habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.
  • Irish : reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).
  • Americanized spelling of Norwegian Li or Lie.
  • Chinese : variant of Li 1.
  • Chinese : variant of Li 2.
  • Chinese : variant of Li 3.
  • Korean : variant of Yi.
  • Lee is a prominent VA family name brought over in 1641 by Richard Lee (d. 1664), a VA planter and legislator. His great-grandsons included the brothers Arthur, Francis L., Richard Henry, and William Lee, all prominent American Revolution legislators and diplomats.

Famous people with this last name

Famous people who gave their babies this name