Leifr

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse

Origin and Meaning

Old Norse name and byname

Old Norse leifr = 'heir', 'descendant' [1] [2] [3]

Related Names

Leaifa
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Sami
Leffe
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Swedish
Leif
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Leiff
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Danish
Leifi
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Old Norse
Leifr
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Old Norse
Leifur
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Icelandic
Leiv
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Norwegian Swedish
Leiva
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Norwegian Swedish
Leive
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Norwegian
Leivur
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Faroese
Lejf
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Danish Swedish
Lejff
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Danish
Lev
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Læifi
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Old Norse

Combinations

For combinations see LEIF (name element)

Further Information

Namesakes

Leifr Eiríksson, 970-1020, son of Eiríkr Þorvaldsson (Eiríkr inn rauði). Icelandic explorer and first European going to Vínland (North America) in 1002 or 1003

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
0 0 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Leifr.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Leiv Heggstad, Finn Hødnebø og Erik Simensen: Norrøn Ordbok (1997)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi