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Leif Meaning


What does Leif mean?

The name Leif is of Scandinavian origin.

The meaning of Leif is "heir".

Leif is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Leif.

The Given Name Leif

Leif is good for parents who want a name that is attractive and refined.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Wrap it up and take it home, Leif may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Leif Ericson, and Leif Garrett.

Leif Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,008 in baby name popularity for boys with 204 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 951 in baby name popularity for boys with 218 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Leif Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Leif has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Leif to other names.

Leif Related Names

Famous Leifs

  • Leif Ericson ~ Explorer
  • Leif Garrett ~ Actor, Musician

Leif Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Leif.

Children named Leif are often graceful and practical but most of all they are read more >>

Leif Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Leif in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Leif.

Just for fun, see the name Leif in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Leif in Nautical Flags page.