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Meaning and name origin

Lea \lea\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Lea), has the meaning "delicate; weary; meadow or pasture" and is a variant of Leah (Hebrew), biblical: Jacob's first wife, the mother of Dinah and six of Jacob's twelve sons. Also a variant of Lee (Old English): lee is often chosen as a middle name. See also Lia.

Lea has 3 variant forms: Leia, Leigh, Lia.

Lea is also pronounced similarly to La-, Leeya, Leya, Liya, Lou and Lu. Other suggested similar baby names are Bea, Dea, Leda, Lela, Lena, Leta, Lexa, Mea, Nea, Rea, Tea and Zea.


Lea is a very popular first name for females (#665 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3529 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lea name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lea with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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