Meaning and Origin of: Lew
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First name origins & meanings:
- German : Famed warrior
- Latin : Soothing
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- Polish : from the personal name Lew ‘lion’, adopted as a translation of Leon (see Lyon 2).
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant spelling of Lev.
- English : topographic name for someone who lived by a hill or burial-mound, Old English hlǣw, or a habitational name from Lew in Oxfordshire, named with this word.
- Chinese : variant of Liu 1.