Name Leire Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Leire


Leire is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Leire mean?

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

Popularity of the name Leire

The name Leire is ranked #9309 overall.

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