Origin and meaning of the first name
Assyrian: “the ruler”, “the mistress”; Latin: “the lioness”, “the strong lion”
Leah, Leia, Leya
origin of the name
Hebrew, Assyrian, Latin
Lea comes from Assyrian or Hebrew. In the Bible Leah is Jacob’s first wife and the mother of six sons and one daughter. In Roman mythology Lea is a wild and strong goddess and means “the kind” or “the willing”. Lea is still a very modern and popular name in all possible linguistic areas and therefore gets an international touch.
Well-known bearers of the name
Lea Michele is an American actress and singer, best known for the TV series “Glee”. Lea Michele became famous as the girlfriend of Cory Monteith, her co-star in “Glee”, who died in 2013 of a drug cocktail.
Male form of Lea
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