Leire

♀ Name Leire – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Leire

Leire is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Leire

Leire is a Spanish name of Basque origin and derived from the name of the monastery of San Salvador de Leyre in Navarre, Spain.

Meaning of Leire

The name probably derived from the Basque element “legor” meaning “shed” or “hostel”. Presumably because monasteries were often a shelter for pilgrims and travelers. Besides, Leire derived from Latin “legionarius” meaning “pertaining to a legion” or “legionnaire”.

Pronunciation of Leire

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