Of Hebrew origin.
From the name Le’ah.
Derives from the Hebrew word “le’ah” meaning “weary”.
In the Old Testament Leah is Jacob’s first wife.
After the 16th century it was a common name among the English Puritans.
Other forms of the name are: Leia, Lea, Lia, Leja.
Famous bearers are: Leah Ayres, Leah Cairns, Leah Bracknell, Leah Pipes.