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Leah Name Meaning and Origin

Leah Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Delicate, weary, cow, gazelle

Name Origin


Leah is a Hebrew name meaning delicate or weary. In the Bible, Leah was the first wife of Jacob. Some also believe it means cow or gazelle in Hebrew.

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Leah Phonetic Appeal

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Leah is a simple and easy-to-pronounce name with a smooth flow.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Leah create a pleasant rhythm when spoken aloud.

Famous People Named Leah

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● Leah Remini

Leah Remini is an American actress and author known for her roles in TV shows like 'The King of Queens' and for her involvement in the Church of Scientology.

● Leah Pipes

Leah Pipes is an American actress best known for her roles in TV series such as 'The Originals' and movies like 'Sorority Row'.

● Leah Bracknell

Leah Bracknell was a British actress known for her role as Zoe Tate on the TV soap opera 'Emmerdale'.

Leah Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Leah

Leah is a generally positive and neutral name with no strong negative connotations or associations. It is a widely used name with a rich historical and biblical background.

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