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Levings Name Meaning

North German: variant of the habitational name Lewing, from a place near Stade in Lower Saxony. North German: patronymic from a personal name (Lehwing or Lewien), formed with Middle Low German lev ‘dear’ + win ‘friend’. English: perhaps a habitational name from Levens in Cumbria, probably so named from the Old English personal name Leofa (+ genitive n) + næss ‘promontory’, ‘headland’. Possibly a hypercorrected spelling of Irish Levens, a County Louth name, which Woulfe interprets as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuinnshlébhín, a variant of Dunleavy.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Levens, Levins, Lovings, Livings, Levin, Lein, Loving, Flemings

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Levings Family Origin

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Levings Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Blacksmith (Employing 5 Men)

    11%
  • Gas And Hot Water Fitter

    11%
  • House Painter

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Levings family was House Painter. The most common Levings occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 33% of Levings's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Blacksmith (Employing 5 Men) and Gas And Hot Water Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levings.

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