LEAH

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Old English name element (derived from place names)

Old English

*lēah = 'wood', 'clearing' [1]
lēah = 'wood', 'clearing' [2]

Related Names

See Lee

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ANN see Leanne (English)
ASK see Ashley (English)
BENT see Bentley (English)
Cyneburg see Kimberley (English)
Cynemǣr see Kimberley (English)
HÆR see Harley (English)
HAI see Hailey (English)
HETH see Hedley (English)
HRYP see Ripley (English)
Hucc see Huxley (English)
KING see Kingsley (English)
RIP see Ripley (English)
SKIR see Shirley (English)
STEIN see Stanley (English)
VEST see Wesley (English)

See also Cattleya, Marley, Parley

First Element Forms

Le- Lee-

Last Element Forms

-ley
-ly
-løy

References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)