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pinWhat does Lev mean?

Lev /lev/ as a boys' name is of Russian origin. Variant of Leo.


Lev has 4 alternative forms via Leo: Lee, Leon, Lion and Lyon.

Kreatif forms: Levly, Levvi, Lylev. [more]

pinHow popular is Lev?

Lev is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#32939 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lev and related names. Leo (#97 last year), Leon (#321) and Lee (#701) are the popular variation forms of Lev (not in Top 1000). Other forms, like Lyon, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Lev was widespread among parents during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.94%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.63%, 33.3% less), with the versions Lee and Leon becoming less stylish. Leo is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this compilation, and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lee, Leo, Leon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lee, Leo, Leon outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Leif, Levey, Levi, Levy, Lief and Loeb. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lev.