Levin Name Meaning

Jewish (mainly from Lithuania and Belarus): Slavicized form of Levy. Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: from the personal name Levin, which was also used by German Christians as a derivative of Liebwin. As a Jewish name it sometimes represents a pet form of western Yiddish ‘lion’ (see Loewe 2). Russian: patronymic of Lëva, a pet form of the personal name Lev + the Russian possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Lewin, Lavin, Leven, Lein, Nevin, Levins, Levina, Levis, Wein, Savin

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Levin Family Origin

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Levin Family Occupations

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  • Merchant(Furs)

    22%
  • Ped

    22%
  • Clerk

    11%
  • Dressmaker

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Levin family was Dressmaker. The most common Levin occupation in Canada was Merchant(Furs). 22% of Levin's were Merchant(Furs)s. Merchant(Furs), Ped and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Levin.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Levin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Levin in 1948 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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