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Lee is a unisex English name of Old English origin. Derived from the elements 'leah' meaning wood, clearing, meadow. The name is famous in the USA from the Confederate general Robert E. Lee (1807-1870).
Lee is a surname that has become very common as a first name in English speaking countries.
Lee Name also appears in following Origin(s): Gaelic, Old English, Chinese, Irish, Gaelic
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is a half-Korean, half-Hispanic actress and model who debuted from Super Elite Model Contest in Seoul in 1998. She was born to a Hispanic-American father in the U.S. Army and a Korean mother.
was an American author and poet who became widely known for her writings that promoted Pan-Americanism and Feminism.As a feminist leader, Muna Lee made important contributions to the modern women's movement, in particular the struggle for equal rights. She was a founder of the Inter-American Commission of Women. It was in New York City that she met her future husband, a Puerto Rican poet and journalist by the name of Luis MuÃ±oz MarÃn, who later would become the first democratically elected Governor of Puerto Rico. They were married on July 1, 1919 and during their union they had two children: daughter Muna MuÃ±oz Lee (known as Munita) and son Luis MuÃ±oz Lee. They were officially divorced on November 15, 1946, two years before MuÃ±oz MarÃn would make history when he was elected governor. Had they remained married, Lee would have become the island's first lady.