First name origin & meaning:
Old Norse: Beloved
First name variations: Leaf, Leif
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: variant spelling of Leaf.
- Dutch (de
Lief): nickname from lief, ‘dear’, ‘beloved’, with the
definite article de.
- Jewish: unexplained, possibly from the
Netherlands, with the same etymology as 2.
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