Leif

Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1004 in 2013 and #998 in 2014.

Famous People

Leif Garrett (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Leif Erickson (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Leif Green (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Leif Tilden (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In Swedish

Origin: From Norwegian Leif, from Old Norse Leifr. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1852.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Origin: From Old Norse Leifr ‎(“relic", "inheritor”). Revived in the 19th century.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Norwegian

Origin: From Old Norse Leifr. Used in Norway since the Middle Ages.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).