Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. LEH-TEE-SYA(French)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Original Latin form of Letitia, as well as a French variant. This name began rising in popularity in France around the same time that Serge Gainsbourg released his 1963 song Elaeudanla Téïtéïa (this title is a phonetic rendering of the letters in the name Lætitia). It peaked in 1982 as the fourth most common name for girls.

Related Names

VariantsLaëtitia, Lætitia(French)
Other Languages & CulturesLatisha, Tisha(African American) Letitia, Lettice, Lecia, Lettie, Letty, Tisha, Titty(English) Letícia(Hungarian) Letizia(Italian) Letícia(Portuguese) Leticia(Spanish)
Same SpellingLaëtitia, Lætitia
User SubmissionLaetiția

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

France: August 18 (as Laétitia)

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Entry updated April 5, 2022