Leif is a Scandinavian name. It is derived from "Leifr," meaning "heir" or "descendant." Leif has been decreasing in popularity in recent years, although it is still in the top 1,000 names for boys.
Similar Names: Leife, Laif
Famous Leif Names: Leif Erikson (Icelandic explorer), Leif Garrett (actor and singer)