Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. LEV-er-tən
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Contributor Contrib.m4yb3_daijirou on 5/7/2016
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.