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Gender: M Meaning of Levi: "joined, attached" Origin of Levi: Hebrew Levi's Popularity in 2013: #50

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Levi, lighter and more energetic than most biblical names, with its up vowel ending, combines Old Testament gravitas with the casual flair associated with Levi Strauss jeans.

Now being rediscovered in a major way -- Levi has shot up to Number 50, its highest yet -- especially after receiving a lot of attention as the sons of Matthew McConaughey, Sheryl Crow and Sara Gilbert.

In the Old Testament, Levi was the third son of Leah and Jacob, from whom the priestly tribe of Levites descended; in the New Testament, Levi was Matthew's given name before he became an apostle. In the Thomas Hardy novel Far from the Madding Crowd, Levi Everdene is the father of the heroine. Levon is a related name.

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Famous People Named Levi

Levi, one of Jacob's 12 sons (The Book of Genesis in the Bible)
Levi Asher, American writer and web designer
Levi Addison Ault, Canadian/American businessman
Levi Bellfield, British murderer
Levi Boone, American politician and mayor of Chicago
Levi Celerio, Filipino composer and lyricist
Levi Coffin, American educator and abolitionist
Levi Eshkol, Israeli politician
Levi Leipheimer, American professional road bicycle racer
Levi Leiter, American businessman
Levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary and statesman
Levi Lincoln, Jr., American lawyer and politician
Levi Lind, Canadian ice hockey player
Levi P. Morton, 22nd Vice President of the United States
Levi Porter, English football player
Levi Romero, Venezuelan baseball player
Levi Seacer, Jr., American musician
Levi Strauss, American inventor of blue jeans
Levi Stubbs, American singer
Levi Twiggs, American officer
Levi Woodbury, American politician
Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, Rabbi and Hasidic leader
Levi Alves McConaughey (b. 2008), Son of Camila Alves and Matthew McConaughey
Levi James Crow (b. 2010), Son of Sheryl Crow
Levi Hank Gilbert-Adler (b. 2004), Son of Sara Gilbert
Jackson Levi Duggar (b. 2004), Son of Michelle Duggar and Jim Bob Duggar

Pop Culture References for the Name Levi

Levi Strauss, American jeans and clothing line
Levi from the Amish mafia reality TV show
Levi Ackerman, character from Attack on Titan
Levi, character in the popular YA novel Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Levi, nickname of the character Mike Warren from the TV show Graceland

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