Girl name origins & meanings
- African American : Found treasure
Boy name origins & meanings
- African American : Treasure
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Americanized spelling of Jewish Leykin (from Belarus), a metronymic from Leyke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Leye, from the Hebrew female personal name Lea, from which English Leah is derived (see Genesis 29 : 16) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.
- English : from a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Lawrence. Compare Law 1 and Larkin.