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Loewen is spelling variant of the word "Löwen" which means "lions" in German. This spelling is uncommon in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (as in the most common German language dialects ö is used usually instead of oe which in English ö and the oe are the same thing) and as a surname with this exact spelling is usually used by Mennonites or by Americans who Americanized their Löwen to Loewen. It can refer to


A German spelling variant of Löwen which is the German name for the Belgian city of Leuven. Also Leuven's Low German's name.

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