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GenderMasculine

Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements leub "dear, beloved" and win "friend", making it a cognate of LEOFWINE.
Other Languages & CulturesLeofwine Anglo-Saxon Lieven, Lievin Flemish

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 1029

Categories

beloved, love
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute