Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LEE  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a surname that 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 used as a given name in the American South.

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Entry updated January 21, 2022