Name Element LEIFR

TYPE: Element

Meaning & History

Old Norse element meaning "descendant, heir, heritage".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: leib (Ancient Germanic)
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Áleifr, Eileifr, Guðleif, Guðleifr, Herleifr, Leifr, Þórleifr (Ancient Scandinavian), Oliver, Olivera (Croatian), Oliver, Olivie (Czech), Eluf, Leif, Olaf, Olav, Oliver, Olivia, Oluf (Danish), Olaf, Olivier (Dutch), Alivia, Oliver, Olivia, Olyvia (English), Olavi, Olev, Oliver (Estonian), Ólavur (Faroese), Olavi, Oliver, Olivia, Uolevi (Finnish), Olivier, Olivie (French), Olaf, Oliver, Olivia (German), Olivér, Olívia (Hungarian), Leifur, Ólafur (Icelandic), Amhlaoibh (Irish), Olivia, Oliviero (Italian), Olivette (Literature), Oliver, Olivera (Macedonian), Olivier (Medieval French), Herleif, Leif, Olaf, Olav, Oliver, Olivia, Torleif, Leiv (Norwegian), Olaf, Oliwia, Oliwer, Oliwier (Polish), Olavo, Olívia (Portuguese), Gleb (Russian), Amhlaidh, Aulay (Scottish), Oliver, Olivera (Serbian), Oliver, Olívia (Slovak), Olivia (Spanish), Elof, Elov, Leif, Oliver, Olivia, Olof, Olov (Swedish), Gleb (Ukrainian)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Leifsson (Icelandic), Leifsson, Olofsson (Swedish)