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Origin

LEVEN : Local. A river in Lancashire, England, also a town, lake, and river in Lennox, Scotland, whence the county derives its name. (See Lennox.) From the Welsh Llufn, smooth, placid the smooth river. The Gaelic Liomha-abhainn, pronounced Le-avon, signifies the same thing.

Origin of name provided by Jean Tosti

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