Loewe Family History
14-Day Free Trial
GIVE ME ACCESS
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