Leif - A very unique male name
Leif, meaning heir, descendant, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1230. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Leif and more.
With that position 1 in 15,337 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Leif peaked in popularity 41 years ago in 1979 on position 675.
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Leif is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Leif is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #415 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,939.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Leif is where you live.
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Leif origin and meaningLeif is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means heir, descendant. To see famous people named Leif, pop culture references for the name Leif and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Leif
We've found the following names that sound similar to Leif, sorted by popularity.Levi / Lupe / Levy / Lipa / Lev / Leib / Luby / Levie / Love / Leiby /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Leif
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.