Happy Birthday Leah Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Leah! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Leah personalized card to you. Dear Leah, I wish a bright and beautiful day to you on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Leah’s birthday.
Leah Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Feminine; USAGE: English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew. PRONOUNCED: LEE-a (English). Origin English and Hebrew: Weary. Leah has a downer of a meaning, “languid, weary”. In the Bible, Jacob really wanted to marry Rachel but was tricked into marrying her sister Leah instead. Leah originates in Hebrew language and means “delicate woman”. In the Bible, Leah was the first Jacob’s wife and mother of his six sons and a daughter, Dinah. From the Hebrew name Le’ah which was probably derived from the Hebrew word le’ah meaning “languid”, and “weary”. Alternatively it might derive from a Chaldean name meaning “mistress” or “ruler” in Akkadian. In the Old Testament Leah is the first wife of Jacob and the mother of seven of his children. Jacob’s other wife was Leah’s sister Rachel.
Although this name was used by Jews in the Middle Ages, it was not typical as an English Christian name until after the Protestant Reformation, being common among the Puritans. As feminine given name it has been regularly used since the Protestant Reformation and is nowadays a popular name in the United States. This name derives from the Hebrew “le’ah”, Ancient Greek Leia, meaning “weary, tired”. Leah was daughter of Laban, first wife of Jacob, and mother of Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, and Dinah. Saint Lea is a third century saint in the Roman Catholic Church on the authority of Jerome about whom little is definitively known. The church father Saint Jerome, in a letter to Saint Marcella, said that she was a widow who retired to a Roman convent of consecrated virgins, where she became the prioress. Famous Leahs: Leah Remini – actress, Leah Goldberg – writer, Leah Nampeyo – artist, Leah Rosenthal – writer.