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*LAUHAZ > LēAH

Lee is both a surname and a given name. The name comes from the Old English (Anglo-Saxon) "lēah", meaning “woodland, a clearing ‘especially one used for farming’, a meadow”. In turn derives from the Proto-Germanic "*lauhaz", meaning "meadow". The name Lee as well being used as a surname is often used to form compound names. The name is also used commonly as a middle name.

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