Meaning of Levi
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Levi has the following meaning:
Combined in harmony. In the Old Testament, Levi was the third son of Jacob. His descendants, the Levites, were the priests of Israel.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Levi is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 163 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Levi rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 28 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 88 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Levi in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Levi is pronounced as lee-vye
The following names are baby names related to Levi and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Levi: Boys - Alvah
, Girls - Daniella
, Both genders - Jonathan
Popular Variants for the name Levi: Leavi
Common nicknames for the name Levi are: Lee
We think the name Levi should fall under the following style category: Traditional
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Levi to be: Down-to-earth and masculine
In one word, you might describe Levi as a(n) "masculine
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The names of some famous persons by the name Levi
(or its variants) are:Levi Parsons Morton
, born on 16 May, a famous politician. Levi Parsons Morton's background: A Representative from New York and the twenty-second Vice President of the United States.Levi Woodbury
, born on 22 December, a famous supreme court justice . Levi Woodbury's background: The first justice of the Supreme Court of the United States to have attended law school.Levi Strauss
, born on 26 February, a famous inventor. Levi Strauss's background: German-born American creator of the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His namesake firm, Levi Strauss & Company, was founded in 1853 in San Francisco.