Last name: LEAVITT

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LEAVITT : This last name is indexed 63,580 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LEAVITT : English:: 1: (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ (see Low 3).2: habitational name from any of various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure presumably Gaulish etymology.3: from the Middle English personal name Leviet Luviet Levet Lewet Livet Luvet. This can be a male name from Old English Lēofgēat (from lēof ‘dear beloved’ + the tribal name Gēat) or a female name from Old English Lēofgȳth (where the second element is a form of gūth ‘battle’).

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