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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 Poulton

    is a female Australian cricketer who plays for New South Wales and Australia. She is a specialist batsman who usually opens the batting. Poulton was rewarded with international selection in the Rose Bowl series against New Zealand at the start of the 200607 season and scored her maiden century, 101, in the third match. Poulton retained her position in the national team for the 2009 Women's Cricket World Cup and the 2009 World Twenty20. She was a regular member of the playing team in both tournaments, participating all the matches in the latter. In 2009, Poulton made her Test debut against England and in 200910, she hit her second ODI century, 104 not out against New Zealand. Poulton was selected for the 2010 World Twenty20 in the West Indies and played in every match. With the selection of Elyse Villani to open with Nitschke, Poulton batted at No. 3 in all but one match.

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