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Baby Name Leif

Meaning of Leif - What does the name Leif means?
Gender: Boy Name
Origin: Scandinavian
Name Meaning: From the Old Norse Leifr, which is directly derived from leifr (what is remaining, relic), from the verb lev (to leave). Over time, leif or fa/became confused with the Germanic leib or lip (love) and is now often thought to mean "beloved." The name was borne by Leif Ericsson, a Norwegian explorer and adventurer who discovered North America around A.D. 1000. He was the son of Eric the Red
Origins: View this name in other origins - Scandinavian, Norwegian
Variants: Leiv
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