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.