Updated June 9, 2019

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Possibly Italian, also found in Spain : unexplained.
  • French : from Old Occitan leva ‘import levy’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a collector of such duties.
  • Greek : of uncertain origin; possibly from the Italian exclamation leva! ‘lift!’, used as a metonymic nickname for a sailor.