[ 2 syll. lea, le-a ] The baby boy name Lea is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is LEH-aa in German †. The origin of Lea is Old English. Lea is a variant of the name Lee (English and Chinese).
Lea is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Lea, Lee was the most popular in 2018. Lea has in the past century been mostly given to girls.
Baby names that sound like Lea include Lael (English), Laele, Lale, Lalo, Lawlee, Lawley, Lawli, Lawlie, Lawly, Laya (Russian), Layo, Leao (Portuguese), Lehi (English), Leilo, Leio, Lelei, Lelio (Italian), Leo (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Greek, Hawaiian, and Polish), Lewi (Hebrew), and Lewie (English).
† Pronunciation for Lea: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"