Loewe Family History
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Loewe Name Meaning
German (Löwe): from Middle High German lewe, löuwe ‘lion’, hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a habitational name, from a house distinguished by the sign of a lion. The surname in the sense ‘lion’ is also found in Dutch, Swedish, and Danish. Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’. Compare Lowe. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Levy.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lowe, Loewy, Lowen, Roewe, Loewer, Love, Howe, Loeser, Liebe, Goede