Levis Family History
Levis Name Meaning
Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic surname such as Levy or Levinson. French: habitational name from Levis, Yonne. French (Artois): from Old French vis ‘(spiral) staircase’, with the Old Picard feminine article le; perhaps a nickname for someone whose house had such a feature.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press