Lea f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Lea m for the male version.

Usage

Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Hebrew לֵאָה (Le'ah) = 'languid, weary, tired' [1] [2]

2) Hebrew 'wild cow' [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

3) Female form of Leo [1] [2] [4] [5] [7]

4) Short form of names ending with -lea [8]

Related Names

Lea
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Léa
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Danish Finish Swedish
Leah
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Leea
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Finish Swedish
Leia
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Leiah
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Leija
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Finish Swedish
Leja
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lejá
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Sami
Leya
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lîa
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Greenlandic
Liia
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Greenlandic

See also Leana, Lessu, Li

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Leuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Leudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lea
Genitive: Leas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Lea
Accusative: Leu
Dative: Leu
Genitive: Leu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lea
Genitive: Lean
Partitive: Leaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Lea
Accusative: Leu
Dative: Leu
Genitive: Leu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lea
Genitive: Leas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lea
Genitive: Leas

Name Days

Finland Finland

5 January

Norway Norway

28 June

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

5 January

Sweden Sweden

26 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • In the Old Testament, Lea was the wife of Jakob and the mother of Ruben.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
19361
n.a.
19357
n.a.
4
Denmark Denmark[11]
6252
n.a.
6250
n.a.
2
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[12]
3196 4412 3191 4404 5 8
Norway Norway[13]
1965
n.a.
1965
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
110 271
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
85 260
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[12][11][13][10]:Name statistics for Lea (f)

Sources: [12] [11] [13] [10]


Norwegian historic statistics trend[13]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Lea (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2021).
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/