A ghetto ass name. Pronounced Le Dash A. This is a name primarily used in the center and outskirts of the hood or by mothers who have slim to no taste in good names. No one will ever pronounce this name correctly on the first try unless they are a relative or friend of a person named Le-a.
Tyler: "hey, wassup, ummm...leah..."
Le-a: "it's pronounced le dash a! damn, the dash aint silent!"