Levin Name Meaning & Origin

Levin

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Origin of the name Levi:

Derived from the Hebrew lēwī (joining, adhesion). The name is borne in the Bible by the third son of Jacob and Leah. He was progenitor of the tribe of Levi, which took on priestly duties for the twelve tribes. (GEN. 29)

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Variant of Levi. Levin is a common Jewish surname, indicating a descendant from the tribe of Levi.
Pronounced: LEH-vuhn

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Carl Levin, U.S. Senator from Michigan.
Sander Levin, U.S. Representative from Michigan.

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Konstantin "Kostya" Dmitrievich Levin(known as Levin)in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina

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