Name: Leith

Origin and Meaning of the Name Leith

  • Meaning:
    A harbour in Scotland
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    English speaking countries
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    Leith is a surname occasionally used as a first name. Leith comes from the name of a town and its harbour in Scotland. The meaning of Leith is uncertain. It may come from a Gaelic word for broad leathan, referring to the broad river. Other suggestions have been that it comes from the word leeth, meaning crosspoint, lyth, leet or lythe meaning fish or a now lost word meaning meadow.

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