Leah vs Sophie - What's the difference?

leah | sophie |

As nouns the difference between leah and sophie

is that leah is woodland while sophie is .



(wikipedia Leah)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • Elder daughter of Laban, sister to Rachel, and first wife of Jacob.
  • * 1611 , 29:16-17 :
  • And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah', and the name of the younger was Rachel. ' Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well-favoured.
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  • * 2010 Cavn Wright, Bedtime Tales , Strategic Book Publishing, ISBN 1609111249, page 113:
  • "I'm Leah' Brennan. How can I help you...Gideon?" He gave a short laugh. "' Leah ! Nice name. Between the two of us, we sound like the Old Testament, don't we?"


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    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
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  • * 1832 , English Songs , 1851, LXXXV ("To Sophie"):
  • Wilt thou be a nun, Sophie ? / Nothing but a nun? / Is it not a better thing / With thy friends to laugh and sing?
  • * 1991 , Talking It Over , ISBN 0-224-03157-0 page 241, 252:
  • No, like a small child, my daughter, Sophie Anne Louise. We gave her three names, all of which exist in English as well as in French, so she can change her name just by changing her accent. - - -
    Sophie' Anne Louise. It is a bit pretentious, do you not find? Maybe it is better in English. ' Sophie Anne Louise. No, it still sounds like one of Queen Victoria's grandchildren.
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  • * 1995 , Marilyn Seguin, The Bell Keeper: The story of Sophia and the Massacre of the Indians at Gnadenhutten, Ohio, in 1782 , page 8,
  • Sophia landed on her behind on the soft moss that lined the river bank. "Besides, you don't win yet, Sophie ," he said. "I have one more stone still."