Leva Family History
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Leva Name Meaning
Possibly Italian, also found in Spain: unexplained. French: from Old Occitan leva ‘import levy’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a collector of such duties. Greek: of uncertain origin; possibly from the Italian exclamation leva! ‘lift!’, used as a metonymic nickname for a sailor.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lev, Levis, Len, Leap, Seda, Lena, Leve, Levy, Levan, Rega