Leif
Origin/Usage
Old Norse
Pronunciation
LAYF
Meaning
Successor
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Leif originates in Old Norse and means "successor". As a masculine given name it is mainly used in Scandinavian countries. Famous bearer was a Norse explorer Leif Ericson, who is considered to have discovered America before Christopher Columbus.

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