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The name Leah is of Hebrew origin, and means weary.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Leah has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Leah
Use of the Name Leah for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
148,775 126,271 89,012 35,260 19,011 8,560 4,673
The table below indicates the number of times the name Leah has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Leah
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188021054  
188121052  
188223056  
188322365  
188421279  
188521485  
188622183  
188723183  
1888210118  
1889198134  
1890184162  
1891190144  
1892196163  
1893199167  
1894194182  
1895192203  
1896211169  
1897226147  
1898211185  
1899223149  
1900252166  
1901211184  
1902231171  
1903226175  
1904259149  
1905248168  
1906255164  
1907235199  
1908249193  
1909273176  
1910269206  
1911271202  
1912257301  
1913248368  
1914248453  
1915252552  
1916266514  
1917269533  
1918259590  
1919278526  
1920287524  
1921292510  
1922293483  
1923290492  
1924297504  
1925318440  
1926317439  
1927370346  
1928332403  
1929381309  
1930377326  
1931361318  
1932377295  
1933337338  
1934315395  
1935333364  
1936335345  
1937307407  
1938324376  
1939324372  
1940334366  
1941354349  
1942392331  
1943417307  
1944413306  
1945420286  
1946430324  
1947412384  
1948403388  
1949369452  
1950384444  
1951370478  
1952374497  
1953348578  
1954368558  
1955358591  
1956339669  
1957336735  
1958357665  
1959352741  
1960342771  
1961332806  
1962295975  
19632451,296  
19642301,417  
19652281,390  
19662201,379  
19672001,596  
19681951,616  
19692101,488  
19701931,671  
19711851,689  
19721801,591  
19731751,585  
19741491,838  
19751322,112  
19761182,267  
19771132,585  
19781082,711  
1979983,075  
1980843,632  
1981813,810  
1982793,756  
1983823,480  
1984843,530  
1985783,570  
1986783,444  
1987823,450  
1988823,545  
1989833,777  
1990823,918  
1991913,803  
1992963,427  
1993923,407  
19941013,203  
19951033,262  
1996983,311  
19971043,198  
19981073,204  
19991033,274  
2000963,380  
2001873,498  
2002873,573  
2003813,887  
2004644,673  
Totals:  148,775 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Leah as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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