From the experts:
This concise one-syllable name, Hebrew for heart or the Russian form of Leo, has definite potential, being more unusual than the increasingly popular Levi.
The leonine Lev is the Russian birth name of the great novelist Tolstoy, and the mother of Liev Schreiber has stated that she named him in honor of the writer. In the Chaim Potok novel My Name is Asher Lev, about a Hasidic Jewish boy in New York, Lev is the character's surname.
Actress Candace Cameron has a son she named Lev.
16 names similar to Lev
These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Lev. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Lev, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!
Lists containing Lev
- Names with Animal Meanings
- Valentine's Day Baby Names
- Names That Mean Love
- Cool Classic Boy Names — 100+ below the Top 1000
- Cool Boy Names From Around the World
- Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Boys
- Unusual Baby Names
- Labrador Retriever Names
- Nicknames for Boys
- Russian Baby Boy Names
- Hebrew Names
- Russian Names
Lev in Blog Posts
Lev is #378 on Nameberry