Lev

Lev - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lev, meaning heart; lion, appeared on the charts for the first time in 2000 on position #3680. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lev and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lev? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lev. The baby boy name Lev was given to 44 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1706 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 37,297 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lev peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 1706.



Famous with this name

Lev Prygunov
Lev Atamanov
Lev Kulidzhanov


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Lev is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lev is currently topping the baby name charts in Washington at position #881 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,240.

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 Lev is where you live.


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Lev origin and meaning

Lev is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means heart; lion. To see famous people named Lev, pop culture references for the name Lev and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lev

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lev, sorted by popularity.

Levi / Lupe / Leif / Levy / Lipa / Leib / Luby / Levie / Love / Leiby /

Name statistics


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.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121706
20111856
20101889
20091981
20082287
20072426
20062512
20052915
20042922
20032879
20003680

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Washington881
California1075
New York1089
Florida1240

Even more about Lev


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lev a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lev?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Lev
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 37,297
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 2000
2012 births +44

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