Detlef is a ♂ male name.
Detlef is a Low German name of Old High German origin (originally Dietleib).
Detlef means “heritage of the people” (from ancient Germanic “diot” = people + “leib/leiba” = heritage).
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Author of the Name: Jelka Batteiger