Levi - boys name

Levi name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Levi name meaning:

The name Levi is of Hebrew origin and has various interpretations and meanings. One common meaning of the name Levi is "joined" or "attached," deriving from its root word "lavah." In the biblical context, Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and he became the patriarch of the Tribe of Levi, which was one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Leah named him Levi, hoping that her husband Jacob would become more attached to her after giving birth to three sons in a row.

Another possible meaning of the name Levi is "joined in harmony" or "united." This interpretation reflects the sense of cohesion and togetherness that the name symbolizes. Additionally, Levi can also mean "he who accompanies" or "he who joins together," suggesting a sense of companionship and connection.

Overall, the name Levi holds a variety of meanings that allude to unity, attachment, and companionship. It carries with it a rich biblical and cultural significance, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a meaningful and timeless name for their baby boy.

Origin: Hebrew

Joined to the Lord.

Related names

Levi , Lavey

Other boys names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 139 out of 4789

408 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (127)

Historical popularity of Levi

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