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Boy Name: Detlef

Name: Detlef
Pronunciation: \d(e)-tlef, det-lef\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Sounds Like: Detlev
Similar Names: Dolf, Dudley


Detlef \d(e)-tlef, det-lef\ as a boy's name is a variant of Detleff. See for origin and meaning of Detlef.

The baby name Detlef sounds like Detlev. Other similar baby names are Dolf and Dudley.


Detlef is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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