Levy Family History
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Levy Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic and Sephardic): from the Biblical personal name Levi, from a Hebrew word meaning ‘joining’. This was borne by a son of Jacob and Leah (Genesis 29: 34). Bearers of this name are Levites, members of the tribe of Levi, who form a hereditary caste who assist the kohanim (see Cohen) in their priestly duties.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ley, Levi, Lev, Len, Levin, Davy, Lewy, Lein, Leva, Fey