US Popularity:15749
Meaning:Heir; Loved
Lief is a Scandinavian boy’s name that is a great choice for the newest little love in your life. Meaning both “heir” and “ loved,” this name is a respelling of the name Leif. In Norse mythology, Leif Erikson, Viking and explorer, was the first European to arrive in North America—around 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. Your little Lief is sure to follow in this tradition, exploring the world, and becoming all they can be in the process!

Lief Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Lief is currently #15749 in U.S. births
Boy:Lief is currently #7519 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1978
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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