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Meaning of Leif: Name Leif in the Scandinavian, Old Norse, Norwegian origin, means A descendant, a person who is going to inherit. Name Leif is of Scandinavian, Old Norse, Norwegian origin and is a Boy name. People with name Leif are usually by religion.

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Famous people with name Leif (Namesakes)

  1. Leif Garrett

    Leif Garrett (born Leif Per Nervik; November 8, 1961) is an American singer, actor, and television personality.

  2. Leif Ove Andsnes

    Leif Ove Andsnes (born 7 April 1970) is a Norwegian pianist and chamber musician.

  3. Leif Edling

    Leif Edling (born 6 August 1963) is a Swedish musician, best known as the main songwriter, bass player and one of the founding members of the Swedish doom metal band Candlemass.

  4. Leif Holmqvist

    Leif Erik "Honken" Holmqvist (born November 12, 1942) is a retired Swedish ice hockey goaltender.

  5. Leif Olve Dolonen Larsen

    Leif Olve Dolonen Larsen (born April 3, 1975) is a Norwegian athlete who has competed in shot put, American football and professional boxing.

  6. Leif Tilden

    David Leif Tilden (born March 20, 1964), known as Leif Tilden, is an American actor, puppeteer, director and writer, known for playing Robbie Sinclair in the sitcom Dinosaurs, and gorillas in various films including "Born to be Wild," George of the Jungle, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls and Buddy.

  7. Leif Målberg

    Leif Målberg (born 1 September 1945) is a former Swedish footballer.

  8. Leif Engqvist

    Leif Engqvist (born July 30, 1962) is a former Swedish footballer and the current manager for Lunds BK. During his career he played for Lunds BK, Malmö FF and Trelleborgs FF. He earned 18 caps for the Sweden national football team, and participated in the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

  9. Leif Mortensen

    Leif Mortensen (born 5 May 1946) is a former Danish professional road bicycle racer.

  10. Leif G. W. Persson

    Leif Gustav Willy Persson (born 12 March 1945) is a Swedish criminologist and novelist.

  11. Leif Andrée

    Leif Allan Andrée (born Leif Allan Johansson 29 January 1958 in Stockholm) is a Swedish actor.

  12. Leif Rolland

    Leif Steinar Rolland (born 13 December 1970) is a Norwegian sport shooter.

  13. Leif Forsberg

  14. Leif Carlsson

    Leif Carlsson (born February 18, 1965) is a Swedish former professional ice hockey defenceman.

  15. Leif Hammel

    Leif Hammel (born 28 February 1935) is a Danish former professional racing cyclist.

  16. Leif Östling

    Leif Albert Östling (born 25 September 1945) is a Swedish chief executive officer and former head of the Scania AB truck company, owned by the German Volkswagen Group.

  17. Leif Davis

    Leif Davis (born 31 December 1999) is an English footballer who plays for Championship club Leeds United as a left back.

  18. Leif Sätter

    Leif Robert Sätter (born August 8, 1961) is a Swedish curler.

    He is a 1994 World men's silver medallist.

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Pythagorean Numerology (Western Numerology) - 5

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What is the meaning of Leif?
Name Leif means A descendant, a person who is going to inherit as per The ParentZ Baby Name Finder, largest baby names list. Learn more Leif Name Meaning and Origin.
What is the numerology of baby name Leif?
Name Leif has numerology 8 as per The ParentZ.
What is the Nakshatra of Leif?
Name Leif belongs to Bharani nakshatra based on Indian Astrology or Janam Nakshatra as per the information available on The ParentZ.
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Name Leif means A descendant, a person who is going to inherit as per The ParentZ
What is the meaning and origin of the baby name Leif?
Leif means A descendant, a person who is going to inherit and is a Scandinavian, Old Norse, Norwegian name given to Boys as per The ParentZ
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