Levi (surname)

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Levi
Family name
Pronunciation /ˈli.vi/ or /ˈlɛ.vi/
Meaning joining
Language(s) of origin Hebrew
Related names Lévi, Levy, Lévy

Levi or Lévi is a Jewish surname. It is a transliteration of the Hebrew לוי meaning "joining".[1] Another spelling of the name is Levy or Lévy. According to Jewish tradition, people with the Levi surname are Levites and can claim patrilineal descendance from the Leviim of biblical times.

People named Levi/Lévi[edit]

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  1. ^ Igor Katsev (2007–2011). "Origin and Meaning of the Name Levi". mfnames.com. Retrieved 2011-10-09.