Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Leah f. Hebrew לֵאָה, of uncertain origin.

The name of an Old Testament character. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Lya.

The name came into use with the Protestants.

Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Leah". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Leah.