Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. LEEV

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old Norse name Hlíf meaning "protection". Its use has been influenced by the modern Scandinavian word liv meaning "life".

Related Names

VariantsLive(Norwegian) Liva(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesHlíf(Ancient Scandinavian) Hlíf(Icelandic)
Same SpellingLiv (2)
User SubmissionLív


People think this name is

youthful   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

Sweden: April 12


Entry updated January 22, 2019