Livingston Family History
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Livingston Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lothian, originally named in Middle English as Levingston, from an owner called Levin (see Lewin 1), who appears in charters of David I in the early 12th century. Irish: name adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe and Mac Duinnshléibhe (see Dunleavy). Americanized form of Jewish Lowenstein.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press