Lee

Lee - A very unique female name



  Feb 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lee, meaning pasture, meadow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #258. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lee and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lee? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lee. The baby girl name Lee was given to 6 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4777 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 235,542 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lee peaked in popularity 62 years ago in 1955 on position 181.



Famous with this name

Lee Chae-dam
Bruce Lee
Jason Lee


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Lee is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lee is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,327 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,327.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lee is where you live.


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Lee origin and meaning

Lee is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means pasture, meadow. To see famous people named Lee, pop culture references for the name Lee and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lee

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lee, sorted by popularity.

Leah / Lillie / Lily / Lola / Lula / Lila / Layla / Lilly / Leila / Lou /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20124777
20115410
20095592
20074983
20055319
20043935
20033736
20023510
20013322
20003089
19992135
19981709
19972061
19961750
19951696
19941343
19931210
19921099
19911180
1990995
1989817
1988684
1987747
1986643
1985592
1984538
1983520
1982446
1981415
1980363
1979365
1978413
1977377
1976388
1975360
1974361
1973340
1972334
1971309
1970297
1969257
1968238
1967248
1966241
1965236
1964247
1963225
1962234
1961223
1960218
1959212
1958198
1957191
1956183
1955181
1954216
1953254
1952257
1951258
1950268
1949266
1948260
1947252
1946248
1945257
1944279
1943283
1942282
1941282
1940284
1939285
1938297
1937295
1936289
1935275
1934307
1933314
1932296
1931306
1930308
1929305
1928298
1927300
1926284
1925293
1924300
1923292
1922290
1921310
1920280
1919290
1918279
1917283
1916275
1915279
1914254
1913269
1912252
1911251
1910258

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3327

Even more about Lee


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lee a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lee?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1955
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lee
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 235,542
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +6

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