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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #1310 most popular

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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 love, your love of life!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

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

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


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 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lea" is not a popular baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of only 402 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 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 their career being from 1982 to present. Lea was born in 1961 as Lea Kathleen Thompson in Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.


Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga is a singer and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1978 to present. Lea was born in 1971 as Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga {{cite web in Manila, Philippines.


Lea Michele Sarfati

Lea Michele Sarfati is a singer-songwriter, actress, author, model, and dancer 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.


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.


Lea Moreno Young

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


Lea Masters

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


Past life for Lea born Oct 11, 1950

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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