Usage: Letitia, of Latin origin, is a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Letitia are in general originating from Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 4.
The name Letitia is ranked on the 4,326th position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 73900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.002% of the population.
The name Letitia has seven characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Letitia for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
History and Origin
Letitia is a feminine given name derived from a Latin term laetitia meaning “joy, happiness.” It appeared in the form “Lettice” in medieval England and in “Leticia” as a synonym for “happiness” in ancient Spanish, but they are rarely used today. In older versions of the program Microsoft Word, the word “Lettice” was automatically corrected into “happiness”.
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