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Gender: female
Pronunciation: leh-VEE-nah
Meaning: lightning bolt, lion, little beloved
Related Names: Lavina, Lavinia, Levana, Levi, Levin, Levinia, Levinson, Vina

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Rank in 2000s: 0 0

Name: levina Origin: Spanish,,, Latin,, Meaning (no case): lightning bolt, lion, little beloved




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ORIGIN AND HISTORY

Levina may be either a given name or a surname.

As a given name, Levina may derive from an Old English or Latin term for "lightning bolt."[1] It may also come from a Latin term that means "lion."[1] Levina, or Levinia, can also be a Spanish name, with the meaning cited as "little beloved one."[1]

Levina may also be a variation of the name Lavinia. In Roman mythology, Lavinia was the wife of Aeneas, and is often considered the mother of the Roman people.[1][1]

As a surname, Levina comes from the Ashkenazic Jewish tradition, and is the Russian variation of the name Levin.[1] Jewish surnames that involve the prefix "Levi-" represent the tribe of Levi, the priestly tribe. Usage as a first name may have become popular among Jewish families who married out of the Levi name, but who still sought to retain an affiliation with the tribe of Levi.[1]

POPULARITY

Levina is not currently a popular name in the United States. It was popular in the late 19th century, and appeared on the top 1000 chart between the years 1880 and 1883, but has not reappeared since.

The variation Lavinia was more popular, staying on the top 1000 chart until 1929, and but the height of popularity was still in the late 19th century.[1]

Levina is a popular name in Australia, ranking 683rd in 2002.[1]

According to WhitePages.com, Levina is the 42,934th most common surname in the United States. The highest concentration of people with the surname Levina is in New York, followed by California and Illinois.[1]

FACTS

  • There were 4 people with the surname Levina who fought in the Civil War, all of them on the Confederate side.[1]

NAMESAKES

  • Levina, style of magnetic bracelet

FAMOUS PERSONS


Author: Sarena Emily Levinson

NOTES

Facts about LevinaRDF feed
Gender female  +
Length 6  +
Meaning lightning bolt, lion, little beloved  +
Meaningnc lightning bolt, lion, little beloved  +
Name levina  +
Origin Spanish  +, and Latin  +
Popularity 0  +
Pronunciation leh-VEE-nah  +
Rank in 2000s 0  +
Related Lavina  +, Lavinia  +, Levana  +, Levi  +, Levin  +, Levinia  +, Levinson  +, and Vina  +
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