Yiddish variation of Lev

Liev Origin and Meaning

The name Liev is a boy's name of Yiddish origin meaning "heart".

Liev Schreiber's birth name is Isaac Liev, Liev after his mother's favorite Russia author, Leo Tolstoy. Though Liev is increasing in popularity in the secular world thanks to the actor, it originated as a Yiddish diminutive.

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Famous People Named Liev

  • Isaac Liev SchreiberAmerican actor