Lev (1)
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Given Name LEV (1)
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Russian
OTHER SCRIPTS: Лев (Russian)
PRONOUNCED: LYEF   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "lion" in Russian, functioning as a vernacular form of Leo. This was the real Russian name of both author Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) and revolutionary Leon Trotsky (1879-1940).
Related Names
VARIANT: Lyov
OTHER LANGUAGES: Leon, Leonidas, Leontios, Leontius (Ancient Greek), Levon (Armenian), Leo, Leon (Croatian), Leoš (Czech), Leo (Danish), Leo, Leon (Dutch), Leo, Leon (English), Leo (Finnish), Léo, Léon, Léonce, Léonide, Lionel (French), Levan (Georgian), Leo, Leon (German), Leonidas (Greek), Leone, Leonida, Leonzio (Italian), Leo (Late Roman), Leonas (Lithuanian), Leo (Norwegian), Leon, Lew (Polish), Leon (Slovene), León, Leoncio (Spanish), Leo (Swedish), Leonid (Ukrainian)
SAME SPELLING: Lev (2)
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