Meaning and Origin of: Levis

Family name origins & meanings

  • Jewish : Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic surname such as Levy or Levinson.
  • French : habitational name from Levis, Yonne.
  • French (Artois) : from Old French vis ‘(spiral) staircase’, with the Old Picard feminine article le; perhaps a nickname for someone whose house had such a feature.