[ 2 syll. de-tlef, det-l-ef ] The baby boy name Detlef is pronounced as DEHTLehF †. Detlef is used chiefly in the German language and it is derived from Germanic origins. Detlef is a variant spelling of the name Detlev (German).
See also the related category german.
Detlef is a rare baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Detlef include Deleep, Delfo (Spanish), Detlev (German), Dietleib (German), Dileap, Dilip (Indian), Dilyp, Dolbee, Dolbey, Dolby, Dolfi (Slavic), Dalbhya (Indian), Detlof (Scandinavian), Dolf (Dutch, German, Scandinavian, and English), Dolfe (Slavic), and Dolph (English, French, Dutch, German, and Scandinavian).
† English pronunciation for Detlef: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"