Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Famed warrior
- Latin : Soothing
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Polish : from the personal name Lew ‘lion’, adopted as a translation of Leon (see Lyon 2).
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant spelling of Lev.
- English : topographic name for someone who lived by a hill or burial-mound, Old English hlǣw, or a habitational name from Lew in Oxfordshire, named with this word.
- Chinese : variant of Liu 1.