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This name derives from Old Norse name “Herleifr / Hærlæif”, composed of two Proto Norse elements: “*hariaR” (warrior, leader of an army) plus “*laiƀaR / leifr” (heir, descendant, son of). Herleif (Latinized as Herleifus) was one of the earliest legendary Danish kings according to Arngrímur Jónsson's Latin summary of the lost Skjöldunga saga.
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