Boy name origins & meanings
- Scottish : Amid the elms; from the field of elm trees
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish and northern Irish : habitational name from the district near Dumbarton, recorded in 1174 in the form Leuenaichs and in the following year as Levenax. Apparently it is named from Gaelic leamhan ‘elm’ + the locative suffix -ach + English -s.