leofman etymology

Middle English word leofman comes from Old English leof (Dear, beloved.)

Detailed word origin of leofman

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
leof Old English (ang) Dear, beloved.
*lēofmann Old English (ang)
leofman Middle English (enm) A lover, sweetheart or beloved.

Words with the same origin as leofman

Descendants of leof
leef lef lefull lemman leve leven lever