Meaning and Origin of Lea - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Lea

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Meadow
  • Hebrew : Weary
  • Old English : Glade
  • Gaelic : Poet
  • English : Sheltered from the storm
  • Irish : Poetic
  • Chinese : Plum

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : variant spelling of Lee.
  • Dutch : patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + hardi ‘strong’.

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