Leia, meaning “child of heaven,” is a great name for girl dogs who are independent and tough. Find out more about girl dogs named Leia.


Name: Leia

Meaning: Leia is a Hawaiian name meaning “child of heaven” or “heavenly flowers.”   

Personality: Independent, Tough

About This Name: Actress Carrie Fisher is known for playing the most iconic Leia of all time — Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan from the Star Wars universe. In 2015, likely thanks to the recurring popularity of the Star Wars movies, the name Leia found its way onto the list of 1,000 most popular baby names for the first time. Before her death, Carrie Fisher had a French Bulldog named Gary.

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