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Leah Name Meaning

Leah meaning

Name :

Leah

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Gender :
Feminine
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Variant Names of Leah:

Lea, Lee, Leia, Leigh, Lea, Lee, Leia And Leigh.,  Lea,  Lee,  Leia,  Leigh and Lia

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Popularity Rank :

Leah name was top ranked at 377 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 36 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Leah has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 339 position. 210756 numbers of people were named Leah so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Leah

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The feminine name Leah is taken from the Hebrew name Le’ah that is most likely derived from the Hebrew word le’ah, which means “weary”. While others believe that it was derived from a Chaldean name that means “ruler” or “mistress” in Akkadian.

 

The name became popular after Leah from the Old Testament, who was the first wife of Jacob and the mother of his children. The name was commonly used in the Middle Ages by Jews but did not become a typical English Christian name until after the Protestant Reformation.

Leah Numerology :
Personality No. 11. People with name Leah tend to be charismatic, cooperative, intuitive, and have a pleasing personality with a gentle manner. Person with Leah having 11 as Personality number work hard to gain confidence and overcome in-born shyness. As a child, and into your early twenties, nervous energy may have caused you to bite your nails or express your nervousness in other ways. You are extremely sensitive and intuitive. More Numerology

More About Name : Leah

  • Biblically, Leah is the wife of Jacob and the older sister of Rachel. Jacob laboured for seven years for Leah's father Laban to win Rachel's hand. On his wedding night, he discovered that he had been given Leah rather than Rachel as a wife. He was allowed to marry Rachel a week later, but had to labour for a further seven years. Due to this deception, Jacob loved Rachel more than Leah. God blessed Leah with seven sons before Rachel became pregnant with Joseph.





  • In the Old Testament she was the first wife of Jacob and the mother of seven of his children.

  • Name is originated from the Hebrew lā'āh, which means ‘weary, to tire’.

Name Analysis of Leah

Character Analysis of Leah : Persons with the name Leah, are Charismatic, cheeky and sociable fun-lovers, adaptable to change and adore colorful bright surroundings. With a gift of communication skills they are inspiration, cheerful optimism and joy. They loves life and wants and needs to share their enthusiasm with those around them. They tend to be the 'joker' and have a wonderful sense of humour.

Love Life of Leah : Persons are, sometimes too idealistic and attracted to Persons who have problems and looking for a support.

Name Letter Analysis of Leah

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Leah

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Leah is Mesh and Moon sign associated with the name Leah is Aries.

The name Leah has Fire element. Mars is the Ruling Planet for the name Leah . The name Leah having moon sign as Aries is represented by The Ram and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Leah are energetic, courageous and determined.

Other name options, having Aries moon sign are name starting with : Chu, Cho, La, Che,Lee, Lu, Le, Lo,Li, A, I,Ee.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Leah

The name Leah is suitable for baby born in Bharani nakshatra

Bharani Nakshatra: "The bearer"

Lord: Shukra (Venus)
Symbol: Yoni, the female organ of reproduction
Deity: Yama, god of death or Dharma
Indian zodiac: 13° 20' - 26°40' Mesha
Western zodiac 9° 20' - 22° 40' Taurus
Other name options, having Bharani nakashatra are name starting with : Li,  Lu,  Le, Lo.

Famous Name Leah

  • Leah Behn

    the second daughter of Princess Mrtha Louise of Norway and husband Ari Behn. She was born at the princess's summer residence Bloksbjerg at Hank island, in the municipality of Fredrikstad.Leah Isadora is the 6th in succession to the Norwegian throne, after her sister Maud Angelica. Leah Isadora is a grandchild of King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway.In the week of her baptism on June 17, she made headlines around the world when it was revealed that her name Leah was inspired in part by the Star Wars character Princess Leia. Her mother Princess Mrtha Louise said in an interview with Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, "I must admit that I have always been a big 'Star Wars' fan, and Princess Leia has always been the most beautiful in the whole world."

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Mother recognition by a baby

Although babies are able to sense the smell and voice of their mother, but they are not able to make out the difference between their and mother and other adults quite quickly, this takes time.

Faster breathing rate

Yes, the breathing rate of the new born baby is faster than that of an adult. The new born babies breathe for about 40 times per minute. This is around 2 times faster rate than that of an adult.

Forgetting the mess babies create

Babies when grow up usually forget the memories of the first three years of their life, hence all the struggles and annoyances your baby has put you through, he/she will eventually forget. They remember absolutely nothing!

Nearsighted

Now if you are confused as to what this means, is simply stating that new born babies are able to clearly see things that are close to them. Hence they can only see close things properly. Maximum clear vision is up to 12 inches.

Born with blue eye colour

Most of the new born have blue eyes right after their birth. This is because of the absence of the melanin tissue during birth. After the age of six months or one year in some cases, the melanin tissue starts getting activated, changing their eye colour.


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