|Meaning||Wild cow; Placid|
|Related names||Leia, Lia|
The name Leah [ lee-uh ] 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. This name was ranked #46 on the US Popular Names in 2021.
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.
People[change | change source]
- Leah Chase, American chef (1923-2019)
- Leah Bracknell, British actress and yoga instructor (1964-2019)
- ↑ "Definition of Leah | Dictionary.com". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2023-03-31.
- ↑ "Leah name Meaning and Origin". babys.name. Retrieved 2023-03-31.
- ↑ OACT. "Popular Baby Names". www.ssa.gov. Retrieved 2023-03-31.