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The correct pronunciation of Leif is rhyming with "safe". It is NOT pronounced as Leaf, at least not in Scandinavian countries. [noted -ed]
-- Ylva  9/26/2005
In one of the name books I have it says Leif means beloved.
-- leif  11/13/2005
Also spelled "Lafe". A name that has been in my family for at least three generations.
-- PKe0  1/17/2006
Musican and actor, Leif Garret is a famous bearer of this name!
-- Hailey2006  11/26/2006
Interpol, one of my personal favorite bands, has a song named after the explorer, Leif Eriksson.
-- khaotickharma  4/13/2007
In Emily Rodda's "Deltora Quest" series, the main character's name is Leif.
-- Elvenscholar  8/29/2007
I named my son Leif, and I beleive that this name is soft yet masculine.
-- carri  11/4/2007
In America it is usually pronounced LEEF.
-- FlakyMatt  7/24/2011
Even in America it's pronounced 'Lay-ff', as someone said it rhymes with 'safe'.
-- Cuss10  2/12/2012
Leif Enger is the author of the critically acclaimed novel "Peace Like a River".
-- JW41926  2/24/2012
The name Leif was given to 178 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/19/2013

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