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Gender Female
Language(s) Hebrew
Meaning Wild cow; Placid
Other names
Alternative spelling Lea
Related names Leia, Lia

The name Leah has biblical roots, and means wild cow in Hebrew.

In Genesis, the first book of the Bible, Leah is the older sister of Rachel. Leah marries Jacob and becomes the mother of six sons: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, and a daughter, Dinah.