female given name

The name Leah [ lee-uh ][1] has biblical roots, and means wild cow in Hebrew. Leah is a timeless and exquisite moniker that has been in vogue for centuries, boasting a compelling past and profound significance. This name, derived from Hebrew roots, translates to "weary" or "tired," and has a prominent place in biblical literature, making it a beloved choice among Jewish lineages for countless generations.[2] This name was ranked #46 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[3]

MeaningWild cow; Placid
Other names
Alternative spellingLea
Related namesLeia, Lia

In Genesis, the first book of the Bible, Leah is the older sister of Rachel. Leah marries Jacob and becomes the mother of six sons: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah (Biblical personage), Issachar, Zebulun, and a daughter, Dinah.

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  1. "Definition of Leah | Dictionary.com". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2023-03-31.
  2. "Leah name Meaning and Origin". babys.name. Retrieved 2023-03-31.
  3. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". www.ssa.gov. Retrieved 2023-03-31.