Leif: baby boy name meaning and popularity


An Old Norse name meaning "descendant" or "heir." So maybe you can remind your little Leif when he asks you for money that it's gonna come out of his inheritance.


Leif is pretty much nicknameless.

Famous people named Leif:

Icelandic explorer Leif Erikson; actors Leif Garrett and Leif Erickson; novelist Leif Enger; journalist Leif Coorlim.

Fun fact:

This name looks like "leaf," but is pronounced "layf."

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