Lev: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Lev

This name is Hebrew for "heart," but also the Russian form of Leo, which means "lion." Even if you combine the meanings, having a little lion-hearted lad isn't a bad thing.

Nicknames:

Levie?

Famous people named Lev:

Nobel Prize winner Lev Landau; film director Lev Spiro; novelist Lev Grossman; Olympic shooter Lev Vainshtein; chess grandmaster Lev Alburt.

Fun fact:

The birth name of famed Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy was Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy.

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