Given Name LEE

GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: LEE   [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was derived from Old English leah meaning "clearing". The surname belonged to Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), commander of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. In his honour, it has been commonly used as a given name in the American South.

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FEMININE FORM: Leigh
USER SUBMISSION: Lee
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