Lia

Lia - A very unique female name



  Mar 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lia appeared on the charts for the first time in 1954 on position #2170. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lia? 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 Lia. The baby girl name Lia was given to 855 baby girls in 2012, ranking #357 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,653 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lia peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 357.



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Lia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lia is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #123 - and is the least popular in Maryland at position #975.

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 Lia is where you live.


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Lia origin and meaning

Lia is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lia, pop culture references for the name Lia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lia

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

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

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
2012357
2011378
2010364
2009378
2008438
2007537
2006525
2005575
2004618
2003672
2002707
2001807
2000764
1999912
1998992
1997911
19961009
1995987
19941014
19931090
19921043
19911030
1990960
1989922
1988996
1987897
1986980
1985928
19841000
1983907
1982941
19811075
19801091
19791292
19781364
19771090
19761291
19751373
19741293
19731185
19721057
1971936
19701183
19691038
19681083
19671091
19661052
1965993
19641365
19631353
19621703
19611853
19601683
19591826
19582093
19571606
19561916
19551998
19542170

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey123
Maine160
Hawaii173
New York178
Connecticut181
Massachusetts187
South Dakota213
Florida248
Arizona259
Nevada271
Illinois289
Utah291
California326
Pennsylvania337
Virginia354
Wisconsin359
Iowa378
Texas409
Michigan417
Colorado421
Indiana435
Ohio442
Washington460
Kansas530
Georgia667
Oregon677
Tennessee700
North Carolina743
South Carolina749
Missouri776
Louisiana816
Minnesota873
Maryland975

Even more about Lia


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 Lia 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 Lia?

2 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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,653
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1954
2012 births +855

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