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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LEV-er-tən  [key]

Meaning & History

This surname combines the Old English personal female name Leofwaru or the Old English word læfer meaning "rush, reed" with another Old English word tún meaning "enclosure, field, farm, dwelling." The etymology with the female name addition fits in with the town of the same name in Berkshire while the etymology with the word addition fits in with the one in Lincolnshire.
Added 5/7/2016 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 5/7/2016 by m4yb3_daijirou