Type Surname (from given name & from location)
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.