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Eilif

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > north germanic > old norse
ORIGIN:
germanic  /  old norse 
NAME ROOT:
ǣvi / einn leifr / leif (*Aiwa-līƀaR, *Aina-līƀaR, ÆilæifR) > ÆilífR
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old Norse name “ÆilífR”, Younger form of reconstructed “*Aiwa-līƀaR, *Aina-līƀaR, ÆilæifR”, composed of two elements: “ai (ǣvi)” (lifetime, vitality, eternity, ever) or “einn” (one, alone, unique) plus “leifr / leif” (inheritor, heir, heirloom, legacy, remains, descendant) or . “líf” (body, living body, life). Due to the ancient dating, it is very difficult to distinguish the elements separately.

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • faroesefaroese
  • finnishfinnish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
Ejlif, Elaf, Eluf, Elo, Elof, Ejlef, Ellef, Elef, Eiliv, Elif, Elver
faroese
Eilívur
finnish
Elo, Elof
norwegian
Elo, Ejlef, Ellef, Elef, Eiliv, Eileiv, Eilev, Ellev, Ellew, Eilef
swedish
Elo, Elof, Eiliv, Elif, Elver, Eilef, Elfwer, Eylif, Älfferr, Elav, Elov, Elow
FEMININE
norwegian
Ellevine
PET & SHORT FORM
swedish
Elf

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Germanic - Latinized
Elevus, Elaus, Elavus

greenlandic
Elo
icelandic
Eilífur
old danish
Elevus, Elef
old norse
Eilífr, Eilifuer, Æilíf, ÆilífR, Æilifver, Ailaifr, Eiláfr, Eileifr, ÆilafR, ÆilæifR
old swedish
Elaus, Elavus, Elof, Elef, Elif, Eliff, Elever

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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