Levene Family History
Levene Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Levin. English: variant of Leven 3. Breton (Lévéné): from an old female personal name derived from Old Breton louuinid ‘joy’, ‘gaiety’. The name gained popularity as it belonged to the mother of a Breton saint, Gwenael. Altered spelling of French Lavigne, Lavin, Lavine, Levin, or various other like-sounding surnames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press