Lev is also a variant form of the Hungarian, English, German, and Hebrew name Levi in the Hebrew language.
Lev is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is ranked outside of the top 1000 names. In 2016, within the group of boy names directly linked to Lev, Levi was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Lev: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"
Details of famous persons named Lev:
Inventor Leon Theremin, born Lev Sergeivich Teremen, 15 August 1896 - 3 November 1993, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Revolutionary Leon Trotsky, born Lev Davidovich Bronstein, 7 November 1879 - 21 August 1940, Yanovka, Ukraine.