Lief Family History
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Lief Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Leaf. Dutch (de Lief): nickname from lief, ‘dear’, ‘beloved’, with the definite article de. Jewish: unexplained, possibly from the Netherlands, with the same etymology as 2.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Liff, Lien, Leef, Lie, Lieb, Lier, Lins, Lio, Liew, Lew