Given Name LEIF

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse name Leifr meaning "descendant, heir". Leif Eriksson was a Norse explorer who reached North America in the early 11th century. He was the son of Erik the Red.
VARIANT: Leiv (Norwegian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Leifr (Ancient Scandinavian), Leifur (Icelandic)


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Entry updated July 27, 2015