Meaning of Lea
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Lea has the following meaning:
Weary. In the Old Testament, Leah was the wife of Jacob. As usual, the Puritans revived this name's popularity. Not a common name today.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Lea is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 646 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Lea fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 28 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 671 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Lea in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The following names are baby names related to Lea and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Lea: Boys - Aaron
, Girls - Alisa
, Both genders - Sharon
The name Lea is a variant of Leah
. Other popular variants of the name Leah are: Lea
We think the name Lea should fall under the following style category: Everlasting
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Lea to be: A cute, dark-haired girl who is very independent
In one word, you might describe Lea as a(n) "adorable
See other "adorable" names for girls