Lee

Pronunciation: le-he-h
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Lee is a unisex given name derived from the English surname Lee, which is ultimately derived from a place name that comes from Old English "leah," meaning "clearing" or "meadow". The name Lee has a unique meaning, origin, and background. The name Lee means "clearing" or "meadow" in Old English. It is a topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land. The name has been used in various forms across different cultures and languages, with variations in meaning. For example, in Celtic Baby Names, Lee means "healer", while in Latin Baby Names, it means "lion". The name has also been associated with the famous 19th-century American Confederate general, Robert E. Lee.

Lee Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Lee is currently #521 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Lee is currently #521 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Lee is currently #514 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Lee is currently #514 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Lee

  • Lee Pace: Lee Pace is an American actor known for his roles in "Pushing Daisies," "Guardians of the Galaxy," and "The Hobbit" film series.