Name Element LEIB

TypeElement

Meaning & History

Germanic element meaning "descendant, heir, heritage".
Other Languages & Culturesleifr Ancient Scandinavian
Given Name DescendantsTheotleip Ancient Germanic Leifr Ancient Scandinavian Leif Danish Detlef, Detlev German Leifur Icelandic Detlef, Detlev Low German Leif, Leiv Norwegian Leif Swedish
Surname DescendantsLeifsson Icelandic Leifsson Swedish
Entry updated July 27, 2015   Contribute