Type Surname (from given name & from location)
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Meaning & History
As a Lithuanian Jewish and Belarusian Jewish name, it is a Slavicized form of Levy. As a German and German Jewish name, it is derived from the given name Levin. As a Jewish name, it can also be related to Loewe. As a Russian name, it is derived from the Russian given name Lev. As a French-Canadian name, it is an Anglicized form of Lavigne.