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Lafe

Heart
Variation of Leif, Diminutive of Lafayette, Scandinavian, French
"heir, descendant; faith"

Lafe Origin and Meaning

The name Lafe is a boy's name meaning "heir, descendant; faith".
In the 18th century, Lafe was the common short form of the French surname name Lafayette. A notable bearer was Lafe McKee, who acted in over 400 films during the first half of the 19th century.

Today, Lafe is used as a phonetic variation of the Scandinavian name Leif.
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Famous People Named Lafe

  • Lafayette "Lafe" McKeeAmerican actor
  • Lafayette "Lafe" PenceAmerican politician, U.S. Representative from Colorado
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