Name Element LEIFR

TypeElement

Meaning & History

Old Norse element meaning "descendant, heir, heritage".
Other Languages & Culturesleib Ancient Germanic
Given Name DescendantsÁleifr, 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 DescendantsLeifsson Icelandic Leifsson, Olofsson Swedish
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