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VAN LEEUWENHOEKPrevious Names
Literally means "of lion's corner". The first bearer of this lived on the corner (hoek in Dutch) of the Lion's Gate (Leeuwenpoort in Dutch) in the city of Delft (in the province of Zuid-Holland), which eventually resulted in Leeuwenhoek as a surname.
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