Meaning and Origin of Leif - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Leif

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old Norse : Beloved

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scandinavian : from the Old Norse personal name Leifr.
  • Variant spelling of English Leaf or variant Americanization of Swedish Lö(ö)f, Löv (see Leaf 3).