Name Leah

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Leah

Leah is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Leah

Lea is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. She is the elder sister of Rahel and the first wife of Jacob. Leah is the mother of Dinah and of six sons, which are the founders of six of the twelve Tribes of Israel. These are Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar and Zebulun.

Meaning of Leah

There are several meanings of the name Leah. The Hebrew meaning is “weary” (from “laʾah/לאה”). Besides, Leah means “cow” (from Accadian “littu”) or “lioness” (according to the name Leo). An Assyrian meaning is “ruler” or “mistress”.

Pronunciation of Leah

Variants of the name Leah

Lea Léa Léah

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Name Statistic: Leah is ranked #355 overall ↓ -35

  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 27 ↑ 14
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 53 ↓ -14
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 78 ↓ -12
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 165 ↑ 4
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 198 ↓ -37
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 238 ↓ -14
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 242 ↓ -17
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 303 ↓ -8
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 326 ↓ -46
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 332 ↓ -36
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 426 ↓ -44
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 472 ↓ -30
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 527 ↓ -43
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 576 ↓ -88
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 668 ↑ 65
  • 🇫🇷 France: 760 ↓ -16
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1006 ↓↓ -197
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1671 ↓↓ -203
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7417 ↑↑ 170

Leah in the Top 50 Names

Name Leah

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