Meaning and Origin of Levin - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Levin

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : United

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Jewish (mainly from Lithuania and Belarus) : Slavicized form of Levy.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German : from the personal name Levin, which was also used by German Christians as a derivative of Liebwin. As a Jewish name it sometimes represents a pet form of western Yiddish ‘lion’ (see Loewe 2).
  • Russian : patronymic of Lëva, a pet form of the personal name Lev + the Russian possessive suffix -in.