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Thread: Thoughts on Leif??
April 17th, 2013 01:28 AM #1
Thoughts on Leif??
So I've had Leif rolling around in my head for quite some time and I've decided that it could be a possible first name for my son. I especially love that its a Norse name and it has a nature feel to it (because of its obvious closeness to the word leaf). I also like that it is familiar in the same way that Viggo is; heard of but not used. Theo and I also love the Leif Ericson connection. We also just love the history of the name itself. However we are still a bit iffy about it because we haven't really asked anyone we know about it yet.
So I thought maybe you guys could give us a bit of feedback on Leif. Thanks!!
PS: We will be using the Scandinavian pronunciation: Layff- if we use it.Love, Claire
Fiancee to Robert "Theo” Theodore
Mama to Lucius "Loki"
April 17th, 2013 01:40 AM #3
I really love the name Leif, especially with that pronunciation.
The only negative would be possibly being mispronounced as leaf, but I don't see that as a huge negative in the least since one correction would be a easy fix.Dayton.19.*Hopeful* Future Mom
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April 17th, 2013 01:42 AM #5
I like it. Although people will constantly say "leaf". It's a good name, but I'm drawn to nature names
(Yes, I realise this is a Scandanavian name and not really a nature name!)Audrey - Beatrice - Clara - Daphne - Flora - Jane - Mabel - Susannah
Arthur - Barnaby - Edward - Frederick - Henry - Rupert - Theodore - Walter
April 17th, 2013 02:05 AM #7Leo Sebastian l Ronan Alexander
Felix l Finn l Moss l Heath l Fern l Veda l Tui l Blythe
April 17th, 2013 02:29 AM #9