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SOURCE: Location & Given Name
CONTRIBUTOR: LMS on 7/5/2017
Meaning & History
English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land (see Layman
Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut
‘people’, or possibly liub
‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + man
Americanized form of German Leimann
, Americanized form of Leinemann
, habitational name for someone from Leine in Pomerania, or for someone who lived by either of two rivers called Leine, near Hannover and in Saxony.