Given Name LEVI

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: לֵוִי (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: LEE-vie (English), LE:-vee (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly means "joined, attached" in Hebrew. As told in the Old Testament, Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites, known as the Levites. This was the tribe that formed the priestly class of the Israelites. The brothers Moses and Aaron were members. In the New Testament this is another name for the apostle Matthew. As an English Christian name, Levi came into use after the Protestant Reformation.

Categories

apostles, Attack on Titan characters, biblical, sons of Jacob, sons of Leah, top 10 in the Netherlands, uncertain etymology
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Leui (Biblical Greek), Lewi (Biblical Hebrew), Leevi (Finnish)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Lévi, Levi, Leví
  United States
2016
  Australia (NSW)
2016
  Canada (BC)
2015
  England and Wales
2015
  France
not
ranked
2015
  Netherlands
2016
  New Zealand
2015
  Sweden
2015
  Switzerland
2013