Popularity:1325
Origin:Norse
Meaning:Defense; Shelter; Warmth; Life
Liv is a girl’s name that’s as short and sweet as it is warm and inviting. While many consider Liv as a pet name for Olivia, the title actually has standalone status and Norse roots, as opposed to the longer Latin name. Just as it sounds in English, Liv means “life” in contemporary Scandinavian languages. Traditionally, though, the name has even more wholesome meanings. “Defense,” “shelter,” and “warmth” are all integral parts of this feminine name and might just inspire a certain welcoming charm in baby Liv.

Famous People Named Liv

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  • Liv Tyler
    Actress

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