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30k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lea

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Weary
  • #1310 All Time
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206k Leah (Hebrew)
15k Lia (Italian)
7k Leia (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Lea" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Lea? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,398 babies born with the name Lea in the United States. That's more than enough Leas to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lea" was in 1970 with a total of 593 babies.

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lea" is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of only 408 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Lea" mean?

Lea (Hebrew): Weary

The name "Lea" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Weary". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 132 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for elegant, born within you.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Ael". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ael". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Lea popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lea in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Lea

Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson is an actress, dancer, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Lea was born in 1961 as Lea Kathleen Thompson in Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.

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Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga is a singer and actress specializing in pop, opm, R&B, and musical theatre music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1978 to present. Lea was born in 1971 as Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga {{cite web in Manila, Philippines.

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Lea Michele Sarfati

Lea Michele Sarfati is a singer-songwriter, actress, author, and model specializing in broadway, pop rock, pop, and dance-pop music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Lea was born in 1986 as Lea Michele Sarfati in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Léa Pool

Léa Pool is a film directorscreenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1 to present. Léa was born in 1950 in Soglio, Switzerland.

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Lea Moreno Young

Lea Moreno Young is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Lea was born in 1977 as Lea Moreno in Mission Viejo, California, U.S.

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Lea Masters

Lea Masters is a television survivor. Lea was born in 1964.

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Past life for Lea born Aug 4, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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