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All you have to know about the last name LIVINGSTON

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LIVINGSTON : This last name is indexed 210,870 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LIVINGSTON : 1: Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lothian originally named in Middle English as Levingston. The placename derives from the Middle English personal name Leving (genitive Levinges) + Middle English Older Scots toun ‘town village settlement’. In the US this surname (in any of the two possible senses; see also 2 below) is also established among African Americans.2: Irish: surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe and Mac Duinnshléibhe (see Dunleavy).3: Americanized form of Jewish Lowenstein.

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