Despite being popularized by the Star Wars character, Princess Leia, this name doesn’t have its origins in a galaxy far far away. Instead, it’s of Hebrew origin and means “weary” or “tired.” The name also features in the Old Testament as the elder sister of Rachel and the first wife of Jacob. Other variations of this name include Leya or Laya. Whether you’re a fan of the Star Wars franchise or just looking for a beautiful name beginning with L, Leia is a fitting choice.
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