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