Name Detlef Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Detlef


Detlef is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Detlef

Detlef is a Low German name of Old High German origin (originally Dietleib).

What is the meaning of the name Detlef?

Detlef means “heritage of the people” (from Old High German “diot” or Germanic “theud” = people + “leib/leiba” = heritage).

Pronunciation of Detlef

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Popularity of the name Detlef

The name Detlef is ranked #5590 overall.

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