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Gender: Male Meaning of Levin: "dear friend" Origin of Levin: German

The name Levin is a boy's name of German origin meaning "dear friend". Levin and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Friend or Friendly and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #37 (celebrity edition)".

From the experts:

Levin, known in the U.S. mostly as a surname, is a Top 100 boys' name in Germany. There have been saints with variations of this name, whose meaning relates to love.

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Famous People Named Levin

Levin Kipnis, Israeli children's author and poet
Levin Winder, American politician; 14th governor of Maryland
Levin Hicks Campbell, U.S. federal judge
Levin Mete Öztunalı, German-Turkish footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Levin

Dr Joshua Levin, from TV series "SeaQuest DSV"
Konstantine Levin, character in Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina"
Nikolai Levin, character in Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina"
Levin, character in Aphmau's YouTube series
Levin, town in New Zealand


Fade2Jade Says:


In Aphmau’s Minecraft series on YouTube her sons names are Levin and Malachi

levinharristhomas Says:


This always strikes me as more of a girls name, but maybe that's because I'm a female called Levin! Love the fact I've never met anyone else with my name either.

RoddyThlayli Says:


This name deserves more attention.

ambercat Says:


Sounds like someone you would call when you need to make the criminal charges go away.

Guest Says:


Very common surname. Could be an interesting "surname-to-first name"

sketched4funcz Says:


Nice and interesting name - Levin Alexander or Levin Malachi :)