Name Leif

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Leif

Leif is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Leif

Leif is a Nordic name. It derived from the Old Norse name Leifr.

Meaning of Leif

Leif means “heir” and “descendant” (from Old Norse “leifr”).

Pronunciation of Leif

Variants of the name Leif

Laif Leiv

Leif in the categories

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Name Statistic: Leif is ranked #1896 overall ↑ 10

  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1190 ↓ -10
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1254 ↓↓ -159
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1431 ↓ -14
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1486 ↓ -40
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1487 ↓↓ -115
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1641 ↓ -89
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1818 ↓ -76
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2292 ↓↓ -243
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2319 ↑ 3
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2384 ↓↓ -470
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2593 ↓↓ -455
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2705 ↑ 78
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2831 ↑ 62
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3017 ↓↓ -579
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3118 ↓ -24
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3297 ↓↓ -387
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3652 ↓↓ -824
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3681 ↑↑ 261
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7144 ↑↑ 277

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Name Leif

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