Top 100 baby names number 83

I thought it would be fun to look at the top 100 boys and girls names from last year.  I will be doing a series on these with their meanings. Enjoy!

Today we have the number 83 - Leah and Finn.  

 One meaning for Leah is tired or weary, so hopefully she'll be a good sleeper. 

One meaning for Leah is tired or weary, so hopefully she'll be a good sleeper. 

Leah (various) 

This is another short name with several origins with different meanings.

Celtic-Gaelic/Irish meaning: The light of the sun

Hebrew meaning: Tired or weary

Assyrian meaning: Mistress, ruler

Greek meaning: Glad tidings

 
 Finn has an Old Norse meaning which means someone from the  Sámi  people in northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Murmansk Oblast of Russia. This is their flag. 

Finn has an Old Norse meaning which means someone from the Sámi people in northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Murmansk Oblast of Russia. This is their flag. 

Finn (Old Norse/Irish)

The Old Norse origin of this is simply person from Finland (or Sápmi).

There is another origin which is Irish. The Irish meaning is ‘white’ or ‘fair’.