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Lowenstein Name Meaning
German (Löwenstein): habitational name from any of several places called Löwenstein. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and Swedish (Löwenstein): ornamental name composed of German Löwe ‘lion’ + Stein ‘stone’; in some cases the Jewish name is an ornamental elaboration associated with the personal names Levi (see Levy) or Lew ‘lion’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Levenstein, Bodenstein, Rosenstein, Hohenstein, Loewenstein