Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. li-TISH-ə  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Late Latin name Laetitia meaning "joy, happiness". This was the name of an obscure saint, who is revered mainly in Spain. It was in use in England during the Middle Ages, usually in the spelling Lettice, and it was revived in the 18th century.

Related Names

DiminutivesLettie, Letty, Tisha, Titty, Lecia
Other Languages & CulturesLatisha, Tisha(African American) Laëtitia, Lætitia, Laetitia(French) Letícia(Hungarian) Letizia(Italian) Laetitia(Late Roman) Letícia(Portuguese) Leticia(Spanish)
User SubmissionLetiția


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   serious  


Entry updated June 13, 2019