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This name is pronounced lev-ee in Hebrew.
Miss Claire  12/5/2004
This name is often used on babies who, without being Levis (Jewish hereditary priesthood), are of Levi descent.
Miss Claire  12/5/2004
Two rather unfortunate anagrams of this name are "evil" and "vile".
― Anonymous User  6/11/2005
I'm glad I'm not the only person who saw those anagrams (nobody else seems to get that). However, on the flipside, another anagram is "live".
skatergirl2  10/17/2006
I'm surprised Levi Strauss, the inventor of blue jeans, is not listed as a namesake.
breakofday  12/9/2005
Dolly Levi is the title character of the Broadway musical and movie "Hello, Dolly."
breakofday  1/9/2006
I really like the name Levi for a boy and its biblical connections. I did hear of a girl with the name but prefer it for a boy. The other thing that goes with this is Levi Jeans.
― Anonymous User  4/26/2006
Pronounced LEH-VEE.
Miss Claire  7/29/2006
This name is pronounced LEE-vie (rhymes with "knee high"). It's only pronounced LEH-vee if you are French.
― Anonymous User  11/9/2007
I know a guy named Levi, but he spells it with a y, so it's Levy.
xKatiex  10/4/2006
This is quite simply the best name in the whole world! I've never met any other person with this name which is why I feel so proud to have been blessed with such an amazing name! Glad to see so many people agree and I hope you were all as lucky as I was to have such a mint ass name!
levikeeling  11/8/2006
Sara Gilbert and her partner Allison Adler have a son named Levi Hank Gilbert-Adler (born 2004).
Maggie_Simpson  11/19/2006
This name spells EVIL if you rearrange the letters!
Taydbug112  12/14/2006
I don't like the name Levi since I saw a documentary about a Christian camp and there was a really annoying kid called Levi.
honungspinglan  1/7/2007
It's a very cool name and very rare. I don't know anyone with this name.
gym4god  2/4/2007
My husband goes by his middle name, but his first name is Levi. When we met, I thought it was the worst name I'd ever heard. I was embarrassed to tell people his name! Over the years, I've decided that it's a kind of a neat name after all. It's very unique, for one thing.
Katzpur  5/24/2007
I really like this name. I know 1 person called Levi, so it probably isn't that popular over here (the Netherlands).
Mango  5/30/2007
I see this name as being a really great middle name. It's short yet tasteful. I keep wanting to pronounce it as LEV-vee which is bothersome. Other than that it really isn't a bad name at all. And with that whole anagram problem, well lessee here: Levi = Evil = Vile = Live = Levi. Hm, in the end nobody (except anagram nerds XP) think about this when a person introduces themselves as Levi.
Cyneburga  6/17/2007
In the United States, this name is pronounced Lee-Vi, like Levi Strauss (jeans).
QueenoftheHouse  6/20/2007
This is my son's name. It is becoming more popular according to the social security index. I think the name is a nice, manly type of name. You could picture a country boy with this name or a businessman.
QueenoftheHouse  6/20/2007
In Georgia, the Amber alert system is called "Levi's call". A child name Levi Frady was abducted and killed in 1997. In Levi's memory, the Levi's Call was created.
QueenoftheHouse  6/20/2007
Levi is dog´s name from TV series Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye. It´s terrible name. :-(
Janika  7/13/2007
I've heard this name pronounced both LEE-vie and LEH-vee in the US. A famous bearer is Primo Levi, and he pronounced it LEH-vee.
earthnut  8/16/2007
I don't care for this name because it has become so trendy over here in the U.S. When I hear the name Levi, I think of a pair of jeans (Levi Jeans).
joanie2007  8/17/2007
I've liked the name Levi ever since I read a book with an awesome character named Levi. Also, I'd like to add that I saw a man named Levite once. I thought that was very interesting.
― Anonymous User  10/8/2007
Levi is a golden retriever hearing dog in the show Sue Thomas F. B. Eye. The name fits him perfectly and I have definitely added it to my favorite names! Both for boys, and for dogs. It's a good name.
― Anonymous User  10/29/2007
Pronounced LEH-VEE in Scandinavia too.
― Anonymous User  1/19/2008
Matthew MacConauhey's son is named Levi, born July 6 2008.
― Anonymous User  7/8/2008
This is my brother's middle name, and the first name of one of our ancestors. I've always loved this name, for it's biblical connections, and just how wonderful and masculine it is.
― Anonymous User  7/27/2008
Before I met my best-friend-that-is-a-boy, I've never heard of the name Levi, I've only seen it from "Levi's Jeans" store's billboard and stuff, and at that time, I thought it was pronounced "leevee" and I was like, "what kind of name is that?!" but after I heard the real pronunciation, I thought it wasn't bad.
i_n_g_r_i_d  7/29/2008
Pronounced LAY-vee in Hebrew.
ZoeAliza  8/15/2008
Also pronounced LEH-vee in German speaking countries. Levi Strauss's (inventor of blue jeans) name was actually also pronounced LEH-vee.
Lily8  8/24/2008
Everytime I hear this name a pair of jeans comes to mind.
number1212  8/29/2008
A girl I know named her son Levi. At first I thought it was kinda weird but I have grown to really love it. :) It's cute and not very popular where I live. I consider using it as a middle name one day.
― Anonymous User  9/29/2008
This is a really awesome name in my opinion - not because of its meaning or origin or anything like that, but because it always makes me think of jeans!
― Anonymous User  3/9/2009
I absolutely love this name for a boy, it is so masculine and strong sounding. If I have a son someday, it would be between this name and Gabriel. I like the pronunciation LEAVE-I.
smurphul  8/14/2009
Just plain love it! Love the way it sounds, love what it means, love it. It's short, unique and did I mention I really love it? It's my dad's middle name and his grandpa's middle name. I came extremely close to naming my son this and if I should be blessed with another son I will use this as his first or middle name. Oh and about the jeans thing, that was my concern with my first son. I got to thinking about it though and if you're going to have a connotation with your name why not let it be with something cool and everybody likes - like jeans?
mom2zeke  9/12/2009
I like this a lot but don't know if I could name a child it. I can't imagine it on a person but I've never met anyone called it before so I guess I am just not used to it.
― Anonymous User  11/11/2009
I don't care for this name. It's getting trendy because some actor used it on his son, and it doesn't sound very nice. It's also an anagram of "evil". ;)
bananarama  12/19/2009
Pronounced LEH-vee (shortly) in Czechia and Slovakia too.
MaggieSimpson  2/11/2010
Only Jews and evangelical fanatics use this name. It's a silly name for a Gentile.
johann14  3/2/2010
I LOVE Levi!
It's sweet yet uncommon, but it sounds weird on a little girl.
― Anonymous User  10/29/2010
Original Hebrew pronunciation is LAY-VEE. I like it but only pronounced that way.
ZoeAliza  11/21/2010
A famous bearer is Levi Johnston.
Dawson  1/16/2011
I used to think this name was silly until I read the book "Unwind" where one of the main characters was called Levi, he went by Lev though.

Anyway, now it's one of my favorite names.
FlakyMatt  5/2/2011
This is my son's name and I LOVE IT. It's been a favorite of mine since childhood picking out my future kids names and this one stuck. It never bothered me that this was a name of a clothes brand. In fact, Levi Strauss (creator of brand) was born on my birthday! And that made it a bit more special. I love seeing my son's name plastered on the walls of the department stores... and so does he. I love the meaning "Joined in harmony" this name is perfect for him.
rrm_80  7/27/2011
It's amazing how some names can have so much history, yet sound so overly-modern and childish. Really, Levi sounds like the name of a small boy rather than a man, and it's so tryndie, like one of the new "it" names, along with Hayden, Aidan, Nevaeh, Aaliyah, and the likes.
Black_X  8/19/2011
Levi MacDougall is an award-winning actor, writer, and comedian from Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
sambchop  2/21/2012
Whenever I hear this name, I'm thinking "a jew, a jew, a jew!"
angolmois  4/14/2012
I love the name Levi. I don't care if it seems "trendy". It's a historical name and legit name. So it doesn't seem that way to me. I am currently expecting. If I have a boy I am thinking of using the name Levi. I like the Biblical connection. Levi was the son of Jacob. My husband is named Jacob. My husband also has Hebrew ancestry. Many names considered trendy are "made up" sounding. Levi is not and as I stated a historical legit name. And I read some of the comments about the anagrams of evil or vile. But it don't come to mind when seeing the name. Maybe the live anagram. Long live Levi sounds good to me lol. But I seriously do love this name. And I don't associate it to the trendy names out there. It is becoming more popular lately. But that is only because it is a good name and many people love it. There are so many classy historical names that are popular for the same reason. So I definitely don't put Levi in the trendy category at all. Not with the history of the name.
EgYpTiAn PrInCeSs  5/5/2012
Levi is the name of a main character in Neal Shusterman's novel Unwind. He's usualy called Lev.
Karina Guadalupe  9/23/2012
I like this name, it's really a cool name. But for some reason I had a feeling it was becoming more popular, and I was surprised to find when I checked that it was #66 in the US. So, even though it's been used throughout history and is in no way modern or trendy, it definitely seems like it, which is a shame. This has happened to a lot of names over the years, though especially recently.
― Anonymous User  3/2/2013
Personally I have always pronounced it lee-vye. I like the name.
Skylar_Arianna  5/22/2013
This name is really growing on me. It's classic, yet funky and strong.
Callie Moon  9/24/2013
Levy is a nice name bcoz that's my name
And the name levy can be used for girl or boy. For a boy name levy they leave it as is
For the girl they use name levy followed by second name like
Levy ann
Levy rose
Levy diane.
levy  5/15/2014
Levi from Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan.
Also the name of a jeans company.
― Anonymous User  5/26/2014
This is the first name of my youngest son, and I love it more and more as time goes on! When I first heard it, both my husband and I hated it and thought it was a terrible name, but over time we grew to love it and decided that if we ever had another son we would use it... and we did! It fits our Levi perfectly, he's tough and masculine, is extremely strong willed, and is a natural leader. He can be super sweet when he wants to be, and he loves to laugh... great name!
courtnette  6/16/2014
My parents were going to name me Levi if I had been a boy. Thankfully I was a girl. I think it's an ugly name, and would have had to go by my middle name, Jackson.
Songofecho  7/4/2014
This name seems kind of childish to me. I don't think Levi will age well on a person, especially not in the professional world. This name makes me think of a pair of jeans and hickish/redneck type people.
― Anonymous User  7/10/2014
I think the name Levi is unique, badass, cute and awesome for a boy! :D.
― Anonymous User  10/22/2014
This is quite simply the best name in the whole world! I've never met any other person with this name which is why I feel so proud to have been blessed with such an amazing name and health! Glad to see so many people agree and I hope you were all as lucky as I was to have such a mint ass name.
paul6866  1/16/2015
My son's middle name is Levi. (pronounced like the jeans). It fits perfect with his first name Wyatt. His name just runs smoothly together.
mammabear  4/9/2015
I used to not like this name but now I like it. It's cute whether it's a first name or a middle.
thenamer007  5/31/2015
I really like this name, but I hate the Biblical connection. I'm not religious, so I wouldn't want to use such and outwardly religious name. So in a way, I wish I didn't like it so much.
actingfun  8/23/2015
I wanna give my furure son this as a middle name. I love this name so much, but I hate that it also spells Evil.
― Anonymous User  11/12/2015
I love this name, however I prefer the Hungarian form "Lévi", since I am Hungarian. :)
evecke  12/29/2015
A character in the series entitled "Centennial" was named Levi. He was a burly man that lived in the mountains of Colorado. Centennial is a great watch, if you have the time.
The Levi  1/25/2016
My son's name is Levi. We're Norwegians and pronounce the name differently than in English. Le-vee. Love that name. My favorite!
― Anonymous User  4/1/2016
I like this name and if you like\love it as well and are considering using it for your little guy, some combos I have paired with it that you are more than welcome to take a look at are:

Levi Sawyer
Levi Parker
Levi Spencer
Morgan Levi
Nolan Levi
Shannon Levi
Sebastian Levi
Thomas Levi.
― Anonymous User  4/25/2016
I agree that it sounds childish and immature, even though I understand it has a long history attached to it. There's nothing wrong with it, I just can't picture it on a grown man.
RoseTintsMyWorld  5/11/2016
I'll be using this as a middle name for my future son.
Luvbug86  5/18/2016
Nice, strong masculine name.
― Anonymous User  9/7/2016
My name is Adam Levi (LEE-vi). I'm not Jewish but it sounds very Jewish. I'm actually Native American and really love my name.
― Anonymous User  9/7/2016
The Original Hebrew form of this name is actually Levy and the Ancient Hebrew form is Lewi.
― Anonymous User  4/5/2017
Levi is a good name for a boy.
2klevi  4/11/2017
I personally hate it. So common, it's another John. I really dislike this name.
― Anonymous User  10/21/2017
In the manga/anime Attack on Titan one of the main characters is captain Levi Ackerman of the Survey Corps.
BelarusianPsycho  2/14/2018

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