What does Lief mean?
Associated with: scandinavian
(male) Leef, Lier, ..
(female) Liet, Live, ..
How popular is Lief?
Lief is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#54766 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent variation form of Lief (unlisted) is Leif (#998 from current records). Adoption of this form of Lief is at its most widespread today (#998). Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lief and corresponding names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Suggested similar names are Atef, Le, Le-, Lea, Lee▼, Lem▼, Len, Leo, Les, Lev, Lew▼, Lex, Liam▲, Lige▼, Lin, Linc, Lind, Link, Linn, Lino, Lion, Lleu, Loeb and Loew. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lief.