Meaning and Origin of Levy - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Levy

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : United

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Jewish (Ashkenazic and Sephardic) : from the Biblical personal name Levi, from a Hebrew word meaning ‘joining’. This was borne by a son of Jacob and Leah (Genesis 29: 34). Bearers of this name are Levites, members of the tribe of Levi, who form a hereditary caste who assist the kohanim (see Cohen) in their priestly duties.