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Lee Name Popularity

How popular is the name Lee? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 257 181 0.0514%
1911 251 203 0.0545%
1912 252 268 0.0531%
1913 268 262 0.0462%
1914 254 371 0.0532%
1915 278 412 0.0453%
1916 275 432 0.0447%
1917 282 438 0.0438%
1918 278 472 0.044%
1919 289 443 0.0423%
1920 278 502 0.0451%
1921 308 412 0.036%
1922 289 466 0.0418%
1923 291 452 0.0404%
1924 299 465 0.04%
1925 292 492 0.0435%
1926 283 513 0.0466%
1927 298 461 0.0416%
1928 295 470 0.0439%
1929 304 439 0.0424%
1930 307 428 0.041%
1931 305 395 0.04%
1932 295 415 0.042%
1933 313 354 0.038%
1934 305 374 0.0387%
1935 276 441 0.0454%
1936 288 401 0.0416%
1937 296 396 0.0402%
1938 296 411 0.0401%
1939 284 448 0.044%
1940 284 453 0.0426%
1941 282 486 0.0432%
1942 283 540 0.0428%
1943 283 570 0.0437%
1944 280 572 0.0462%
1945 257 654 0.0536%
1946 248 774 0.0525%
1947 252 844 0.0506%
1948 259 822 0.0515%
1949 266 793 0.0493%
1950 268 783 0.0486%
1951 258 863 0.0509%
1952 257 910 0.0521%
1953 254 998 0.0564%
1954 216 1,346 0.0736%
1955 181 1,808 0.0983%
1956 183 1,925 0.1019%
1957 191 1,830 0.0951%
1958 199 1,682 0.089%
1959 212 1,538 0.0809%
1960 218 1,510 0.0797%
1961 223 1,470 0.0779%
1962 234 1,356 0.0739%
1963 225 1,455 0.0811%
1964 246 1,252 0.0711%
1965 235 1,277 0.0781%
1966 240 1,187 0.076%
1967 247 1,116 0.0735%
1968 237 1,140 0.0759%
1969 256 1,111 0.0721%
1970 296 951 0.0598%
1971 309 840 0.0559%
1972 333 651 0.0478%
1973 339 614 0.0474%
1974 360 552 0.0425%
1975 359 553 0.043%
1976 387 486 0.0377%
1977 376 520 0.0386%
1978 412 450 0.0335%
1979 364 581 0.0412%
1980 362 611 0.0418%
1981 414 491 0.0334%
1982 445 437 0.0292%
1983 519 324 0.022%
1984 531 316 0.0212%
1985 592 282 0.0186%
1986 642 236 0.0156%
1987 741 192 0.0126%
1988 680 234 0.015%
1989 811 185 0.0115%
1990 985 138 0.0083%
1991 1,166 101 0.0062%
1992 1,092 116 0.0073%
1993 1,197 94 0.006%
1994 1,309 79 0.0051%
1995 1,719 39 0.0026%
1996 1,682 43 0.0029%
1997 1,949 30 0.002%
1998 1,635 49 0.0033%
1999 1,970 31 0.0021%
2000 2,708 14 0.0009%
2001 2,826 12 0.0008%
2002 2,902 11 0.0007%
2003 3,057 10 0.0007%
2004 3,131 10 0.0007%
2005 3,806 5 0.0003%
2006 0 0%
2007 3,679 6 0.0004%
2008 0 0%
2009 3,760 5 0.0003%
2010 0 0%
2011 3,892 5 0.0004%
2012 3,309 6 0.0004%
2013 2,722 13 0.0009%
2014 0 0%
2015 3,082 7 0.0005%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Names Like Lee

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What names are variants of Lee?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Lee.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lea

Delicate; weary; meadow or pasture

Hebrew

Leigh

Delicate; weary; meadow or pasture

Hebrew


What names sound like Lee?

If you like how Lee sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Lee.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Leeya

I am the Lord's

Latin

Leia

Weary one

Hebrew

Leya

The law

Spanish

Lia

Weary one

Hebrew

Lou

A sometime diminutive or pet form of Louise.

Lu

Famous warrior; light

Latin


What names are similar to Lee?

Find a name that’s like Lee, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ashley

Ash tree meadow

English

Auralee
Beverly

Beaver stream or meadow

English

Jenilee
Kaylee

Pure

English

Leah

Weary one

Hebrew

Leanna

Latin

Leatrice

English


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  1. I just like the sound if the name Lee and chose to go for it.


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