See also: lea, LEA, leá, leâ, and Léa

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Lea

  1. A female given name from Hebrew, form of Leah.

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Lea

  1. An English surname from Middle English, a variant of Lee.
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Lea

  1. A river in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Greater London, England, also called the Lee, which flows into the River Thames at Poplar.
  2. A village in Dethick, Lea and Holloway parish, Amber Valley borough, Derbyshire, England (OS grid ref SK3257).
  3. A village and civil parish in West Lindsey district, Lincolnshire, England (OS grid ref SK8286).
  4. A village in Lea and Cleverton parish, north Wiltshire, England (OS grid ref ST9586).
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Lea

  1. Leah (biblical character).
  2. a female given name

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Lea

  1. Leah (biblical character).
  2. a female given name of biblical origin

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Etymology edit

From Hebrewלֵאָה(leah).

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Lea f

  1. Leah (biblical figure).
  2. a female given name

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Matronymics

  • son of Lea: Leuson
  • daughter of Lea: Leudóttir

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Lea
Accusative Leu
Dative Leu
Genitive Leu

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Etymology edit

From Biblical Hebrewלֵאָה(Le'a).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈle(ː)ɑ/, [ˈle̞(ː)ɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -eɑ
  • Syllabification(key): Le‧a

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Lea

  1. Leah (biblical character).
    • 1642, The Holy Bible, Genesis 29:16-17:
      Ja Labanilla oli caxi tytärtä/ wanhemman nimi oli Lea/ ja nuoremman nimi oli Rahel./ Mutta Lea oli pehmiä silmist/ waan Rahel oli caunin muotoinen/ ja ihana caswoilda.
      And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well-favoured.
  2. a female given name
    • 2014, Heidi Jaatinen, Kaksi viatonta päivää, Gummerus, →ISBN, page 421:
      Vanhemman naisen nimeksi alkoi Sistinjan mielessä hahmottua Lea tai ehkä Leea. Sistinja oli aina pitänyt sanoista jotka ääntyivät lempeästi, ikään kuin huomiota herättämättä. Lea, Leea, naisen huuletkin olivat pyöreäpäisellä siveltimellä rajatut.
      Sistinja started to think the older woman was called Lea or Leea. Sistinja had always liked words with gentle sounds, as if to not attract attention. Lea, Leea, her lips too were contoured with a round-tipped brush.

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Inflection of Lea (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative Lea Leat
genitive Lean Leojen
partitive Leaa Leoja
illative Leaan Leoihin
singular plural
nominative Lea Leat
accusative nom. Lea Leat
gen. Lean
genitive Lean Leojen
Leainrare
partitive Leaa Leoja
inessive Leassa Leoissa
elative Leasta Leoista
illative Leaan Leoihin
adessive Lealla Leoilla
ablative Lealta Leoilta
allative Lealle Leoille
essive Leana Leoina
translative Leaksi Leoiksi
abessive Leatta Leoitta
instructive Leoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Lea (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Leani Leani
accusative nom. Leani Leani
gen. Leani
genitive Leani Leojeni
Leainirare
partitive Leaani Leojani
inessive Leassani Leoissani
elative Leastani Leoistani
illative Leaani Leoihini
adessive Leallani Leoillani
ablative Lealtani Leoiltani
allative Lealleni Leoilleni
essive Leanani Leoinani
translative Leakseni Leoikseni
abessive Leattani Leoittani
instructive
comitative Leoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Leasi Leasi
accusative nom. Leasi Leasi
gen. Leasi
genitive Leasi Leojesi
Leaisirare
partitive Leaasi Leojasi
inessive Leassasi Leoissasi
elative Leastasi Leoistasi
illative Leaasi Leoihisi
adessive Leallasi Leoillasi
ablative Lealtasi Leoiltasi
allative Leallesi Leoillesi
essive Leanasi Leoinasi
translative Leaksesi Leoiksesi
abessive Leattasi Leoittasi
instructive
comitative Leoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Leamme Leamme
accusative nom. Leamme Leamme
gen. Leamme
genitive Leamme Leojemme
Leaimmerare
partitive Leaamme Leojamme
inessive Leassamme Leoissamme
elative Leastamme Leoistamme
illative Leaamme Leoihimme
adessive Leallamme Leoillamme
ablative Lealtamme Leoiltamme
allative Leallemme Leoillemme
essive Leanamme Leoinamme
translative Leaksemme Leoiksemme
abessive Leattamme Leoittamme
instructive
comitative Leoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Leanne Leanne
accusative nom. Leanne Leanne
gen. Leanne
genitive Leanne Leojenne
Leainnerare
partitive Leaanne Leojanne
inessive Leassanne Leoissanne
elative Leastanne Leoistanne
illative Leaanne Leoihinne
adessive Leallanne Leoillanne
ablative Lealtanne Leoiltanne
allative Leallenne Leoillenne
essive Leananne Leoinanne
translative Leaksenne Leoiksenne
abessive Leattanne Leoittanne
instructive
comitative Leoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Leansa Leansa
accusative nom. Leansa Leansa
gen. Leansa
genitive Leansa Leojensa
Leainsarare
partitive Leaansa Leojaan
Leojansa
inessive Leassaan
Leassansa
Leoissaan
Leoissansa
elative Leastaan
Leastansa
Leoistaan
Leoistansa
illative Leaansa Leoihinsa
adessive Leallaan
Leallansa
Leoillaan
Leoillansa
ablative Lealtaan
Lealtansa
Leoiltaan
Leoiltansa
allative Lealleen
Leallensa
Leoilleen
Leoillensa
essive Leanaan
Leanansa
Leoinaan
Leoinansa
translative Leakseen
Leaksensa
Leoikseen
Leoiksensa
abessive Leattaan
Leattansa
Leoittaan
Leoittansa
instructive
comitative Leoineen
Leoinensa

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  • Lea is the 81st most common female given name in Finland, belonging to 9,387 female individuals (and as a middle name to 2,294 more), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.

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Lea

  1. Leah (biblical character)
  2. a female given name of currently popular usage

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Lea

  1. (Christianity) Leah (biblical character).
    • 2012 Baibala Hemolele, Kinohi 29:16-18 (tr. KJV Genesis 29:16-18):
      ʻElua mau kaikamāhine a Labana, ʻo Lea ka inoa o ka mua, a ʻo Rāhela ka inoa o ka muli iho. He maka wai ko Lea; akā, ua maikaʻi ʻo Rāhela ke nānā aku, a ua maikaʻi kona helehelena. Aloha akula ʻo Iakoba iā Rāhela: ʻī akula ia, E hoʻoikaika aku nō au i kāu hana i nā makahiki ʻehiku no Rāhela, no kāu kaikamahine muli iho.
      And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured. And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel thy younger daughter.
  2. (Hawaiian mythology) A goddess of canoe builders.
  3. a female given name from Hawaiian of biblical and mythological origin
  4. Name of a star.

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Lea f

  1. Leah (biblical figure).
  2. a female given name

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Lea

  1. Leah (biblical figure).
  2. a female given name, today also spelled Leah

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Derived from Hebrewלֵאָה(leah).

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Lea f (genitive singular Ley, nominative plural Ley, declension pattern of žena)

  1. Leah (biblical figure)
  2. a female given name, today also spelled Leah

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlea/ [ˈle.a]
  • Rhymes: -ea
  • Syllabification: Le‧a

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Lea f

  1. Leah (biblical figure)
    Synonym: Lía
    • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), Génesis 29:16-17:
      Y Labán tenía dos hijas: el nombre de la mayor era Lea y el nombre de la menor, Rachêl. Y los ojos de Lea eran tiernos, pero Rachêl era de lindo semblante y de hermoso parecer.
      And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured. (KJV)
  2. a female given name

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Lea c (genitive Leas)

  1. Leah (biblical figure).
  2. a female given name