Given Name LEOFWINE

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Means "dear friend", derived from the Old English elements leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" and wine "friend". This was the name of an 8th-century English saint, also known as Lebuin, who did missionary work in Frisia.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Leobwin (Ancient Germanic), Lieven, Lievin (Flemish)

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Categories

beloved, evangelists, love, saints, virtues
Entry updated December 3, 2014