This name is said to be nickname for names like Sophia, Ophelia, and Amelia, but it’s also a variant of Leah or Lea. With the meaning “weary, to tire,” this name makes sense for a baby who’ll make sure her mommy doesn’t sleep through the night for a solid year.
Famous people named Lia:
Olympic swimmer Lia Neal; Georgian actress Lia Eliava; radio host Lia Knight; Greek singer Lia Vissi; daughter of footballer Cesc Fabregas.
Lia is also a Greek name, meaning "bearer of good news.”